This exhaustive resource is interactive; it serves as guided notes and a year-long resource for your students for essay writing.
1.) Make a Claim: Thesis Statements
2.) Organize Your Claim: Body Paragraph Structure
3.) Support Your Claim: Using and Integrating Quotes
4.) Justify Your Evidence: Paraphrasing and Explaining Evidence
5.) Emphasize Your Claim: Counter-arguments
6.) Introduce and Wrap Up Your Claim: Introductions and Conclusions
7.) MLA Formatting & Sample Paper
Each page has clear definitions, examples, opportunities for students to try it on their own, and even samples of exemplar writing.
I use this every year with my students at all levels!