Introduction (6-8 sentences)


Build up to thesis statement

Thesis statement (main idea of the essay + the three points you’re going to focus on)

I am from a unique family that is different from most, my family were all born in different places, they were all raised from low income, and are very family oriented.

Body paragraph 1 (8-12 sentences)

Topic sentence (main idea of the paragraph)

My grandmother and grandfather were both raised in similar ways.

Supporting details (examples of your topic sentence)

Concluding sentence (ties whole paragraph together)

Body paragraph 2 (8-12 sentences)

Topic sentence

In my family we have different kind of cultures and respect all, we have native american, Puerto Ricans, and hispanics.

Supporting details

Concluding sentence

Body paragraph 3 (8-12 sentences)

Topic sentence

My great-grandmother and great-grandfather from my grandmother side are very religious, they have strong beliefs in remedies, and in myths.

Supporting details

Concluding sentence

Conclusion (6-8 sentences)

Paraphrase thesis statement

Paraphrase your three topic sentences

Final thoughts