This handout lays out the Building Blocks of 5 Paragraph Essay Writing. There is a block for each paragraph, and inside each block are the details that should be included in that particular paragraph of the essay.
For example, the first block is titled: Paragraph #1: Introduction. It notes that the introduction should include an attention grabbing sentence, background information on the topic and the thesis statement. The second block discusses the first body paragraph and so on.
This handout is useful to help the students visualize the five paragraph format, and to lay out what is expected in each paragraph. It is simple and effective.
Building Blocks for the Five Paragraph Essay
by Juliana Reagan
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