This power point is a very easy to use teaching tool that clearly explains how to write a 5 paragraph essay. The visuals and examples will resonate with visual learners. After teaching through this power point, students will have the knowledge of how to write a proper essay. The final slide in the presentation allows students to choose from several example essay topics. Practice is key to good essay writing, so allow individual practice time as well as group collaboration. I hope this resource allows you to help your students write effective 5 paragraph essays.