3 Introduction Consists of one paragraph. (5-8 sentences) Begins with an opening sentence that will “hook” the reader. (quote, story, startling information, statement, statistic)Contains a thesis statement-this is one clear sentence that will explain to the reader the main point of your essay.Presents three examples or ideas to support your thesis statement.The three examples are what later will be developed into your body-each example being one body paragraph.
4 Body Consists of three paragraphs 1st paragraph details/elaboration on example one2ndparagraph details/elaboration on example two3rd paragraph details/elaboration on example threeEach paragraph should have three to five sentencesUse transitional words and phrases to strengthen the organization, such as:First of all, In conclusion,Secondly, As I have stated,Finally,Indent to show where a new paragraph begins
5 Conclusion Consists of one paragraph Reviews the body paragraph points briefly.Restates the thesis statement in different words.
6 In ReviewThe three parts of an essay will organize into five paragraphs:1st IntroductionAddress the topicPresent three examples2nd Details on example one3rd Details on example two4th Details on example three5th ConclusionRestate the introduction