How to Write an Essay by ms. k

A successful essay is made up of three parts:

#1

Introduction

An introduction can be broken down into three different parts:

Grabber: Getting your readers interested in what you have to say.

Background: The "why?". Tell your readers why they should be interested too!

Thesis Statement: This is your explanation of the essay. This tells your readers your claims and structure of what the essay will be like.

#2

Body

Each paragraph can also be broken down into three different parts:

Claim: AKA Your topic sentence. This will tell your readers what this paragraph will be about (your argument).

Evidence: You'll need to gather evidence to back up, or "prove", your claim.

Analysis: This is where you tell your reader "why". Why does this evidence prove your claim? Why does this support your thesis statement?

#3

Conclusion

After you've written your introduction and body, you need to wrap up your essay with a conclusion.

Your conclusion should include:

- Restating your thesis

- Summarizing your main points (what your paragraphs were about)

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