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Parts of 5 Paragraph Essay Writing Guide

Hook
The first sentence in the introduction
Thesis
The last sentence in your Introduction Paragraph
Topic Sentence
Topic Sentence
The first sentence of each Body Paragraph
Supporting Details
Supporting Details
The sentences in the middle of each Body Paragraph which include quotes, evidence to support the topic sentence of the paragraph.
Body Paragraphs
Paragraph 2-4
Conclusion
Conclusion
Last paragraph, restate your thesis statement. Summarize the 2-3 main points from the body of the essay. Add a final sentence that will get your reader to remember your thinking.
Transition
Words that help writer move from one topic to another smoothly
Body Paragraphs
Give more detailed information about parts of your topic
Introduction
Introduction
Gives a brief overview of your topic, First Paragraph
Topic Sentence
Tells what each specific paragraph will be about
Thesis
Thesis
Topic plus three major supports
Hook
Gets your reader’s attention by using: a question, anecdote, fact, a quote, or figurative language
cite
cite
to quote a passage, book, author, etc.; to refer to an example
Conclusion/Explanation sentence
Shows how the topic sentence, quote and evidence or example in each paragraph is connected
Brief summary/Background information
Second sentence in the introduction

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