THE FIVE PARAGRAPH ESSAY

THE FIVE PARAGRAPH ESSAY - The Five Paragraph Essay Tell...

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The Five Paragraph Essay Tell the reader exactly what you're going to say in your first sentence. Explain how you're going to prove it in your first paragraph. Get it done simply and easily in the body paragraphs. Sum it all up in the conclusion, just in case the reader forgot what you were trying to say in the first place. School Writing is easy, once you understand that it is different from creative writing. Follow this simple plan: Paragraph #1 (Introduction) (Your topic sentence tells the reader exactly what you plan to prove:) I like ice cream. (Okay. That's easy. We can't be confused by that. If you said, "The French Revolution had many causes" or "American Motors has many great new cars this year" we would also know exactly what your paper was about. Now, how are you going to attack this issue? What subtopics are we going to use?) It has many different flavors. (Good. We can develop that idea.) It reminds me of my youth. (That should be fun.) Ice cream cools me off on hot days. (That's three good subtopics which can easily be developed, but we are not done, because we need to tie the whole
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This note was uploaded on 11/26/2010 for the course EAC 150 taught by Professor Marlyn during the Spring '10 term at Seneca.

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