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The Five-Paragraph Essay: Template for College Writing. Dr. Harold William Halbert. How Many of You Remember the Five-Paragraph Essay?. Who taught it to you? What were the major elements? What good was it?. Key Elements. Introduction Body Paragraph (Claim 1) Body Paragraph (Claim 2)

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how many of you remember the five paragraph essay
How Many of You Remember the Five-Paragraph Essay?
  • Who taught it to you?
  • What were the major elements?
  • What good was it?
key elements
Key Elements
  • Introduction
  • Body Paragraph (Claim 1)
  • Body Paragraph (Claim 2)
  • Body Paragraph (Claim 3)
  • Conclusion
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EXPANDEDOUTLINE

  • Introduction
    • A “Hook” (whatever that was)
    • Background Information on subject
    • Thesis (the argument you are making)
    • Preview of 3 Pieces of Evidence or Claims
    • Springboard (restatement of thesis)
  • Body Paragraph (Claim 1)
    • A transition
    • A central claim
    • 3 details to flesh out claim
    • Conclusion to paragraph
  • Body Paragraph (Claim 2) SAME
  • Body Paragraph (Claim 3) SAME
  • Conclusion
    • Summation transition (“In Conclusion”)
    • Restatement of thesis
    • Review of 3 pieces of evidence
    • Synthesis of claim + evidence applied to broader issue
official uses of five paragraph essay
Official Uses of Five-Paragraph Essay
  • English class essay (book reviews, short arguments, etc.)
  • In-class essay exams
  • SAT Writing assessment
  • Some editorial or newspaper column pieces
real purpose of five paragraph essay
REAL Purpose of Five Paragraph Essay
  • Easy template to American academic writing expectations
  • Easy to teach
  • Easy to grade
  • Easy to remember
  • Easy to finish
problem never shown broader application
PROBLEM: Never Shown Broader Application
  • Instead of thinking “paragraphs,” think “sections”
  • Instead of thinking “five,” think “Introduction--Body--Conclusion”
  • Better still, think

“Context/Claim, Evidence, Synthesis”