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Three Paragraph Essay Five Paragraph Essay

Paragraph 1: Introduction Paragraph 1: Introduction


• Topic and general number sentence • Inviting Lead
• Extra information about the topic sentence • Connecting the opening and thesis
• Enumeration sentence • Thesis Statement: Laying out the paper

Paragraph 2: Body Paragraph 2: First Point Body


• First point sentence • Topic Sentence
 One or two supporting sentences • Three supporting sentences
• Second point sentence
 One or two supporting sentences Paragraph 3: Second Point Body
• Third point sentence • Topic Sentence
 One or two supporting sentences • Three supporting sentences

Paragraph 3: Conclusion Paragraph 4: Third Point Body


• Concluding general statement sentence • Topic Sentence
• Concluding summary sentence • Three supporting sentences

Paragraph 5: Conclusion
Effective Ending: tie it back to your opening
Concluding thought: leave the reader with
something worthwhile and memorable