• Introduction (6-8 sentences)

  • Body Paragraph 1 ( 6-12 Sentences)

  • Body Paragraph 2 (6-12 sentences)

  • Body paragraph 3 (6-12 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 you thesis

  • paraphrase your topic sentences

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

  • Every person has unique qualities, that shapes them and makes them who they are.

  • I consider myself a strong person because I had a tough childhood, I made it through high school, and i have a family that is constantly fighting.

  • I’m tough because growing up I wasn’t very lucky, everyday something bad had to happen.

    • 2 families
    • aggressive father
    • confused
  • Another reason i’m strong is because i made it through high school.

    • first one to graduate out of 8
    • 3 different schools
    • AP classes
  • At last, living with my family was like living in a house full of crazy people.

    • Sister
    • addictive brother
    • made it out of there
  • Growing up with a messed up family , and traveling through high schools has actually made me stronger and more independent.

  • Having two families made me appreciate everything i have; not everyone has a family. High school was hard but i did everything in my hands to graduate. Living in my house gave me headaches. All i wanted was to get out of there and I did.

  • I’m very appreciative of all the things i went through, without these experiences i wouldn’t be who I am now!

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