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an essay. Because the “on the scene” interview assignment was about how everyday people interpret and are impacted by history, then your essay should have the same focus. Below you will see an outline of how you can assemble your essay. 1) Introduction paragraph a) grabber sentence” i) a sentence that relates to your main point and is interesting enough to draw the reader into your essay. b) Thesis i) A sentence that explains the role everyday people play in history c) Introduction of the topic i) What event that provides an example of the interaction between people and historical events (1) This is the topic you researched d) Introduction to content of the body i) Depends on your content but may include a very brief statements the following (1) Immediate view of the event (2) Immediate impact of the event (3) Current view of the event (4) Current impact of the event (5) Lessons to learn from the event that can be applied current events 2) First section of the body (details of the historical event) a) What happened, when, why, how, etc. 3) Second section of the body (immediate impact and perspective) a) How the event was viewed by people at the time it occurred b) The impact the event had on the people of the time 4) Third section of the body (long term impact and perspective) a) How the event impacted future events b) How the event impacts our lives today c) Lessons from the event that can be applied to events from today 5) Conclusion a) Restatement or reflection of the content (similar to 1d) b) Restatement of your thesis c) Final thought that wraps up your idea and presents the reader with a deep insight that reflects your understanding. The same scoring criteria will be used for the essay as is being used for the videos.