Paragraph #1 (Introduction)
Sentence #1 – Attention Getter – A General Statement about the topic that should get the reader’s interest. You may want to save this until after you have gotten your factual information below.
Sentence #2 – Thesis Statement – This briefly tells exactly what the paper is going to be about.
Sentence #3 – Statement of Development – This briefly lists the THREE MAIN IDEAS that will make up the body of the paper. Each idea will make up a paragraph, so make sure you will be able to write at least four sentences about each one. FIRST MAIN IDEA - _________________________________________
SECOND MAIN IDEA - _______________________________________
THIRD MAIN IDEA - _________________________________________
SENTENCE USING ALL THREE:________________________________
Sentence #4 – Transition Sentence – This briefly introduces the first main idea._____________________________________________________
Sentence #1 – Topic Sentence about 1st main idea that relates to thesis. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.
Sentence #2 –Quote from book that relates to 1st main idea and thesis statement with phrase introducing quote. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.
Sentences #3-4 – Two sentence analysis of quote about 1st main idea that relates to thesis. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.
Sentence #5 – Transition Sentence – Briefly introduce the 2nd main idea by tying in with the 1st...
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