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Five Paragraph Essay

Students will learn how to develop a well-written essay.
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Milana Grigoriev

on 20 February 2016

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Transcript of Five Paragraph Essay

The Five
Paragraph
Essay Consists of: Introduction

Body

Conclusion INTRODUCTION: 1. Attention Grabber 2. Topic (Main Idea) 3. Outline Attention
Grabber: (Makes reader interested)
Examples:
Quotations, Questions, Surprising Fact Topic
(Main Idea) What your paper
is about Outline: Three Statements that support your topic Example:
School is exciting because
I see my friends, I learn interesting things, and I have my favorite class everyday. Example:
School is very exciting. Sample Question:

What is your favorite Dessert? Explain. “Let them eat cake!” proclaimed Marie Antoinette during a famine in France in the 18th century. This is a quote that I say whenever I want my favorite dessert; chocolate frosted cake. Cake is my favorite dessert because it makes me happy and I love sweet food. I also love eating this type of cake because it is easy to bake. “Let them eat cake!” proclaimed Marie Antoinette during a famine in France in the 18th century. This is a quote that I say whenever I want my favorite dessert; chocolate frosted cake. Cake is my favorite dessert because it makes me happy and I love sweet food. I also love eating this type of cake because it is easy to bake. Body Body Body Has 3 paragraphs -Paragraph #1:
-First Argument from main idea
-Three supporting details -Paragraph #2:
-Second Argument from main idea
-Three supporting details -Paragraph #3:
-Third Argument from main idea
-Three supporting details Body Paragraph # 1 Since chocolate frosted cake makes me happy, I love to eat cake after a long day at school. When I eat cake, I feel relaxed. The smell of chocolate cake makes me happy as well. I also love to see the beautiful pieces of chocolate melted on the hot cake. When I eat my favorite cake, I forget all of my worries. Body Paragraph # 1 Since chocolate frosted cake makes me happy, I love to eat cake after a long day at school. When I eat cake, I feel relaxed. The smell of chocolate cake makes me happy as well. I also love to see the beautiful pieces of chocolate melted on the hot cake. When I eat my favorite cake, I forget all of my worries. Body Paragraph # 2 Moreover, the reason why I love chocolate cake is because I love sweet food. Chips and popcorn are too salty for me. Sweet food makes me nicer. Sweet sugar makes me more focused on school. Without the sweetness in life, where would we be? Body Paragraph # 2 Moreover, the reason why I love chocolate cake is because I love sweet food. Chips and popcorn are too salty for me. Sweet food makes me nicer. Sweet sugar makes me more focused on school. Without the sweetness in life, where would we be? Body Paragraph # 3 In addition, cake is not just tasty; it is also very easy to bake! All I have to do is buy chocolate cake mix. Then I have to mix all the ingredients in a bowl and place in the oven. After it is ready, I let it cool and put chocolate icing on the tasty cake! Body Paragraph # 3 In addition, cake is not just tasty; it is also very easy to bake! All I have to do is buy chocolate cake mix. Then I have to mix all the ingredients in a bowl and place in the oven. After it is ready, I let it cool and put chocolate icing on the tasty cake! Conclusion 1. Repeat the Main Idea 2. Repeat three arguments 3. Clincher/Ending/Wrap up
Example:
Question, Quotation, Final Thoughts Conclusion In summary, chocolate frosted cake is by far my favorite dessert! Not only does it make me happy, but it also fills up my craving for sweet food and is easy to bake. If I became stranded on a deserted island, I would make sure I had chocolate cake with me. Would you? Conclusion In summary, chocolate frosted cake is by far my favorite dessert! Not only does it make me happy, but it also fills up my craving for sweet food and is easy to bake. If I became stranded on a deserted island, I would make sure I had chocolate cake with me. Would you? Transitions: Connect Paragraphs Examples: Also Furthermore Nevertheless On the other hand Since Second Describing Words: Examples: DO NOT FORGET! FOCUS What is your topic (main idea) CONTENT What Will you Include? CONVENTIONS Proper Punctuation
Capitalization STYLE Each Paragraph Includes 4-6 Sentences ORGANIZATION Proper Use of Transitions Practice: Question:

What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend? Look at Graphic Organizer The tall green palm tree produced a huge shadow on the pink sand beaches of Bermuda. The tree made had a shadow on the beach. Bad Good
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