Basic Essay Format

Basic Essay Format - The Conclusion… The conclusion is...

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Basic Essay Format A basic essay has 5 paragraphs- 1 introduction, 3 body, and 1 conclusion. I. Introduction II. Point One III. Point Two IV. Point Three V. Conclusion The Intro… The introduction paragraph states what you will be saying in your essay. 1. Introduce what you are going to write about 2. Talk about the main points that you will be writing about in your essay 3. Finally, the last sentence should be your THESIS STATEMENT , which is a sentence that summarizes your main point. The Body… The body paragraphs will include examples to prove what you are trying to say with evidence and proof. 1. Introduce your point 2. Explain your point 3. Give supporting evidence (this is where quotes go!) 4. Explain how the point and evidence relate to your thesis
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Unformatted text preview: The Conclusion… The conclusion is the same thing as the introduction, except you are finishing what you are saying. You repeat the main points for body 1, body 2, body 3 paragraphs. Then you restate thesis and say how your evidence proves your thesis. I. Introduction A. Subject B. Main Points C. THESIS II. Body 1 A. Intro and explanation of point B. Evidence C. How point relates to thesis III. Body 2 A. Intro and explanation of point B. Evidence C. How point relates to thesis IV.Body 3 A. Intro and explanation of point B. Evidence C. How point relates to thesis V. Conclusion A. Restate subject B. Summarize Main Points C. Restate THESIS (B and C can be combined into the proof)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2011 for the course ENGLISH 01 taught by Professor Canada during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.

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