Writing a Five-Paragraph Essay

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Writing a Five-Paragraph Essay by Mind Map: Writing a Five-Paragraph Essay

1. Introduction

1.1. Grab the readers interest

1.1.1. For example, a generalization about life that pertains to your topic, a quotation, or an anecdote.

1.2. Start with a broad discussion of the topic

1.2.1. Establish Project Administration Procedures

1.2.2. Establish Quality Control Procedures

1.2.3. Establish Progress Control Procedures

1.2.4. Establish Change Control Procedures

1.2.5. Establish Issue Resolution Procedure

1.2.6. Review Project Control Procedures

1.3. Narrow down to your thesis statement

1.3.1. Thesis Statement: summarizes your argument and briefly states what the main text has in store.

2. Body Paragraph #1: Start off with Strongest Point

2.1. Transition from Introduction paragraph/topic sentence

2.1.1. Should tie in with thesis statement

2.2. Concrete Examples

2.2.1. These should be facts or evidence that comes straight from text like a quote or plot point.

2.2.2. They should somehow prove your thesis.

2.2.3. 2-3 examples per paragraph

2.3. Commentary

2.3.1. Explain examples

2.3.2. What does your example prove

2.3.3. 2-3 sentences of commentary for each example

2.4. Conclusion sentence

2.4.1. wrap up paragraph

2.4.2. Transition to next paragraph

3. Conculsion

3.1. Restate thesis statement

3.1.1. Do not copy and paste thesis statement, restate in a different way

3.2. Summarize the three main points you have made

3.2.1. Prepare for Project Closure Meeting

3.2.2. Conduct Project Closure Meeting

3.2.3. Follow Up Project Closure Meeting

3.3. a final statement that gives the reader signals that the discussion has come to an end

3.3.1. Leave the reader thinking

4. Body Paragraph #2: Weakest Point

4.1. Transition from Introduction paragraph/topic sentence

4.2. Concrete examples

4.3. Commentary

4.4. Conclusion sentence

5. Body Paragraph #3: 2nd Strongest Point

5.1. Transition from Introduction paragraph/topic sentence

5.2. Concrete examples

5.3. Coomentary

5.4. Conclusion sentence