English unit 4 THE STRUCTURE OF THE ESSAY

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a literary composition that makes a claim and backs up that claim with supporting evidence
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essay
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a sentence in an essay or report that presents the writer’s claim and tells the reader what his main points will be
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thesis statement
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the first paragraph of an essay that introduces the topic
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introductory paragraph
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the paragraphs between the introduction and the conclusion that present evidence that supports the thesis statement
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body paragraph
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the final paragraph of an essay that brings the topic to a close
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concluding paragraph
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What paragraph should capture the reader’s attention, introduce the topic, and present the thesis statement?
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introductory
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What is a composition that makes a statement about a particular subject and then backs up that statement with supporting evidence or information.
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essay
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Although different types of essays may require varying numbers of paragraphs, all essays include three basic sections what are they?
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intro body and conclusion
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The most basic essay structure is called the what?
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five paragraph essay
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What paragraph should capture the reader’s attention, introduce the topic, and present the thesis statement
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introductory
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What is a sentence that presents your claim and tells your reader what your main points will be
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thesis statement
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What serves as a road map to your reader and is usually the last sentence in your introductory paragraph
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thesis statement
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What explains one major point that supports your thesis
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body paragraph 1
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What body paragraph would discuss your first major point of supporting evidence
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paragraph 1
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What discusses your second major point that supports your thesis
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body paragraph 2
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What discusses your third major point that supports your thesis
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body paragraph 3
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What should remind your reader of your thesis statement. It should also summarize your essay by briefly restating your main points
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concluding paragraph
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In which paragraph should the thesis statement be placed?
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first
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Which three main sections are found in any type of essay?
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body conclusion introduction
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Which of the following statements should never be used in an essay?
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