• 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; main argument+ the three points your essay is going to discuss)

  • Topic sentence 1 (main idea of the paragraph)

  • Supporting details (examples to explain your topic sentence)

  • Concluding sentence (wraps whole paragraphs together and signals you’re ready to move on to the next topic)

  • Topic sentence 2

    Supporting details

    Concluding sentence

  • Topic sentence 3

    Supporting details

    Concluding sentences

  • Paraphrase thesis statement

  • paraphrase three topic sentences

  • Final thoughts (what do you want the reader to do/ remember after reading your paper?)

  • I’m very responsible when it comes to my own responsibilities I took a big step on going to college to give my family a better life.

  • I’m very responsible when it comes to my own responsibilities.

  • I took a big step by entering College for something better.

  • The main reason I entered college is to give my family a better life.

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