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Journal, October 10 “Don't be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever, you just have to live.” ― Natalie Babbitt,

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1 Journal, October 10 “Don't be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever, you just have to live.” ― Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting

2 Essays: Body Paragraphs

3 Topic Sentence Concrete Detail Commentary Concrete Detail Commentary Closing Sentence At least 8 GOOD sentences per body paragraph… Body Paragraph Format

4 Topic Sentence Introduces the main idea of the paragraph Ties to one main point in the thesis Body paragraphs should be in the same order that the ideas are introduced in the thesis Should always begin with a transition word or phrase to help the essay flow

5 Commentary Supports the topic sentence Can be a quote, fact, example, or reason Use an appropriate transition 2 sentences to support the concrete detail (more information about the concrete detail) STAY ON TOPIC Concrete Detail

6 Closing Sentence End every essay body paragraph with a sentence that ties in the information in the paragraph back to your thesis. ALL BODY PARAGRAPHS MUST BE 8+ SENTENCES.

7 TRANSITION WORD/PHRASE IDEAS Generalizing: OrdinarilyUsually Generally speakingAs a rule As usualFor the most part

8 TRANSITION WORD/PHRASE IDEAS Addition As well asAlso FurthermoreCoupled with LikewiseMoreoverSimilarly

9 TRANSITION WORD/PHRASE IDEAS Exemplifying (Clarifying) In particularmarkedly Namelyspecifically including Such asfor instance

10 TRANSITION WORD/PHRASE IDEAS Consequence Accordinglyas a result consequentlyto this end hensethereforethus Subsequently

11 TRANSITION WORD/PHRASE IDEAS Exception Aside fromBesides Except Excludingother than Restatement In essence NamelyIn short That is

12 TRANSITION WORD/PHRASE IDEAS Contrast and Comparison By the same tokenconversely insteadlikewise rather on the contrary nonetheless NO MORE: “For example…” Use more specific, sophisticated transitions.

13 Topic Sentence Concrete Detail Commentary Concrete Detail Commentary Closing Sentence At least 8 GOOD sentences per body paragraph… Body Paragraph Format

14 OrdinarilyUsually Generally speakingAs a ruleAs usualFor the most partAs well asAlso FurthermoreCoupled with LikewiseMoreoverSimilarly Accordinglyas a resultconsequently to this endhense thereforethus SubsequentlyAside fromBesides ExceptExcludingother than In essence NamelyIn short That isBy the same token converselyinsteadlikewise rather on the contrary nonetheless

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