• Introduction (6-8 sentences)

  • Body Paragraph 1 (8-12 sentences)

  • Body Paragraph 2 (8-12 sentences)

  • Body Paragraph 3 (8-12 sentences)

  • Conclusion (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)

  • Topic sentence 1 (main idea of the paragraph)

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

  • Concluding sentence (wraps up paragraph and ties everything together)

  • Topic sentence 2

  • Supporting details

  • Concluding sentence

  • Topic sentence 3

  • Supporting details

  • Concluding sentence

  • Paraphrase thesis statement

  • Paraphrase topic sentences

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

  • Killers are not just evil, they are mentally ill people that need help.

    • My interest in true crimes has led me to interesting discussions, documentaries, and hobbies.

    • Due to my interest I have had some difficult discussions.

      • Psychology

      • Mental illnesses

    • The documentaries that I’ve seen have informed me.

      • Homicides
      • Serial killers
    • Also, true crimes has influenced some of my hobbies.

      • Researching cases
      • Watching movies
    • My interest in true crimes has led me to interesting controversial discussions, long documentaries, and time consuming hobbies.

    • Due to my interest I have had some difficult discussions. Also, the documentaries that I’ve seen have informed me about psychological things. In conclusion, true crimes has also influenced some of my hobbies.

    • Whenever I hear a story of what is happening around me, the first thing I think about is, what is going on through their mind? People should be well informed before they say harsh things.

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