Intro (6-8 sentences)
Lead in (antention getter)
Development (build up to thesis)
The people I hold dear in my heart are the people that made me who I am today. I am Gerardo Xavier Flores who was born in Mcallen and now attending South Texas College. I consider myself to be kind respectful; moreover I am a person who enjoys the presence of family and friends. Three reasons of why I am who I are the influence of my mom, a sense of humor, and a skill in soccer.
Thesis statement (main idea of the essay+essay map: main argument + the three points you’re going to discuss)
Body Paragraph 1 (8-12 sentences)
Topic sentence 1 (main idea of paragraph)
The reason of why I am who I am is the influence of my mom.
Supporting details (2-3 examples to support your topic sentence)
Concluding sentence (wraps up paragraph and ties everything together)
Topic sentence 2
The next reason I am myself is having a sense of humor.
Topic sentence 3
Another reason to answer who I am is a skill in soccer.
Paraphrase Thesis statement
Paraphrase topic sentence
body paragraph 2 (8-12 sentences)
Body paragraph 3 (8-12 sentences)
Conclusion (6-8) sentemnces