By Kyra S. and Jada H.
Where Should this Be?
What it needs to be Strong
A transitional topic sentence, that supports your thesis statement, states the main idea of the paragraph
Give examples to support the topic sentence
Place some kind of evidence to support the example, cite or get information about the evidence
- A brief conclusion statement that tells the readers why the evidence supports your thesis
Information/ Inside the Paragraph
"meat" of the essay
outlined by the Thesis, they include reasons, plus the details and examples, that provide the support for your thesis.
Topic sentence about paragraph
Contains specific textual evidence
Has explaination about the evidence
- Function, example, negation
Plan For Sucess!!
Topic sentence- state the main idea of the paragraph so it relates with the thesis statement
Giving examples- start off with a "For instance," or "For example," statement to support your topic sentence
Supporting evidence- Cite or give information you found using other resources
- Conclusion sentence- Give a strong brief statement to back up your evidence, say why it supports your thesis