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)
Being rich makes you happy!
If everyone was rich what would happiness really mean to the world? Ever since I could understand the difference between rich and poor I have always thought to my self what is happiness.
Body Paragraph 1 (8-12 sentences)
Topic sentence 1 (main idea of the paragraph)
I wish to make a questionnaire for different people to answer it and give me their own opinion of what would they think if being rich was not an excuse to why you cant be happy. Is being rich a key to happiness?
- Question people
- Gather thoughts
- Make a draft
How can this questionnaire give us a good eye over peoples opinions on how if we were rich would that make us happy?
If you are rich in some eyes happiness wouldn’t be a problem because you can just buy it?
Gather peoples thoughts and make a chart on what the percent of people that think being rich can buy happiness
what people thank think of it as a no.
Gather peoples thoughts and make my conclusion on what people think.
Once I have gathered everyone’s thoughts, I can finally make a full summary and conclusion on what everyone thinks and how everyone’s point of view differs from one another.
- Final opinions
- Main thoughts
- Make the essay
Supporting details (2-3 examples to support your topic sentence)
Concluding sentence (wraps up paragraph and ties everything together)
Body Paragraph 2 (8-12 sentences)
Topic sentence 2
Body Paragraph 3 (8-12 sentences)
Topic sentence 3
Conclusion (6-8 sentences)
Paraphrase thesis statement
Paraphrase topic sentences
Final thoughts (what do you want the reader to do/remember?)