Introduction (6-8 sentences)

Lead-in (attention getter)

Build up to thesis statement

Thesis statement (main idea of the essay+essay map: main argument + the three points you’re going to discuss)

I am a unique type of person because i love to skateboard, rave, and spend time with my friends.

Body Paragraph 1 (8-12 sentences)

Topic sentence 1 (main idea of the paragraph)

skateboarding to me is so inspiring to me because i makes me do more and pushes my limits.

Supporting details (2-3 examples to support your topic sentence)

skateboarding actually keeps me in shape and active.

Concluding sentence (wraps up paragraph and ties everything together)

i fell in love with skateboarding cause its gotten me to places i have never been to and reach me limits

Body Paragraph 2 (8-12 sentences)

Topic sentence 2

raving to me is such a wonderful experience.

Supporting details

i have met so many people when i go to rave events

Concluding sentence

it makes me happy having new experiences, memories and friends.

Body Paragraph 3 (8-12 sentences)

Topic sentence 3

i love all my friends i treat them all as my family.

Supporting details

we have known each other all our lives.

Concluding sentence

Conclusion (6-8 sentences)

Paraphrase thesis statement

Paraphrase topic sentences

Final thoughts (what do you want the reader to do/remember?)