Writing Five Paragraph Essay Powerpoint

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1 How to Write a Five Paragraph Essay
English IMr. Cook

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3 Outlining Spool Paper Outline Introductory Paragraph Lead
Thesis Statement (Power 1)List the power 2 ideas2a.2b.2c.Body Paragraph 12a. Topic Sentence3. DetailBody Paragraph 22b. Topic SentenceBody Paragraph 32c. Topic SentenceConcluding ParagraphRe-state thesis (Power 1)Wind-down/conclusion

4 A Good Essay is a lot Like a BLT Sandwich
Thesis:The main idea of your essayThe point you are trying to proveShould be exactly ONE sentence longI.IntroductionParagraphII. FirstBodyPara-graphIII. SecondBodyPara-graphIV.ThirdBodyPara-graphV.ConclusionParagraphWarning: It is recommended that BLT is only used figuratively. Consumption may lead to serious health problems.

5 Thesis

6 DetailsTopic SentencesThesis100 X10 X20 X

7 Topic SentenceDetailDetailDetailCommentaryCommentaryCommentaryConclusion Sentence

8 I. Introduction Paragraph
Lead (In 3-5 sentences, provide some background information for your reader. This may be in the form of a brief story, some facts and statistics, a powerful quote etc. The key is to get the attention of your reader and focus them on your topic)_________________________________________________________________________________________Power 1: Thesis Statement (State the central idea of your essay in ONE complete sentence.)Support Statement (Write a sentence that states the topics for your body paragraph. There should be three power 2 ideas)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Name: ______________________________ Date: _____________ Period: _____

9 II. First Body Paragraph
2a. Topic sentence (In one sentence, introduce the topic for this paragraph. It should be the same as the first topic from your support statement)__________________________________________________________________________________________________3. Detail and Commentary (In two to three sentences, give specific details to support your thesis. Don’t forget to introduce your evidence first. Then include commentary that explains how your evidence proves your thesis.)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________2a. Conclusion sentence (In one sentence, summarize the ideas you discussed in this paragraph or transition to the next paragraph)

10 III. Second Body Paragraph
2b. Topic sentence (In one sentence, introduce the topic for this paragraph. It should be the same as the second topic from your support statement)__________________________________________________________________________________________________3. Detail and Commentary (In two to three sentences, give specific details to support your thesis. Don’t forget to introduce your evidence first. Then include commentary that explains how your evidence proves your thesis.)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________2b. Conclusion sentence (In one sentence, summarize the ideas you discussed in this paragraph or transition to the next paragraph)

11 IV. Third Body Paragraph
2c. Topic sentence (In one sentence, introduce the topic for this paragraph. It should be the same as the third topic from your support statement)__________________________________________________________________________________________________3. Detail and Commentary (In two to three sentences, give specific details to support your thesis. Don’t forget to introduce your evidence first. Then include commentary that explains how your evidence proves your thesis.)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________2c. Conclusion sentence (In one sentence, summarize the ideas you discussed in this paragraph or transition to the next paragraph)

12 V. Conclusion Paragraph
Power 1: Restate your thesis using slightly different words________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Wind-Down/Conclusion (In three to five sentences, give your reader something to think about. You might offer your opinion about the ideas in your essay. You might relate the issues in your essay to the larger world. Your goal is to make your reader think about your essay after they have read it.)________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

13 Warning!If you use other people’s ideas or words and you don’t give them credit, you are committing a crime!

14 Plagiarism! Your You will counselor receive a and your failing grade
parents willbe notified!You willreceive afailing gradeif you arecaught!This includes having someone else write your essay for you!This includes copying from anyone, even a classmate!Plagiarism!

15 Plagiarism!Plagiarism!Don't eventhink about it!

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The five-paragraph essay - the basis for so much middle school and high school writing... and beyond! This clear and colorful 30-slide PowerPoint slideshow gives a comprehensive overview of all the essential parts of the five-paragraph essay. The presentation could be used easily as an introduction to the essay form, or, for more advanced students, as a reminder or refresher on the elements of a strong essay. Convenient for use in the English/ELA classroom as well as the Social Studies/History classroom, but could also be easily adapted for use in a variety of other classroom settings.

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