Buzz·Updated on Sep 11, 2020. Posted on Sep 7, 2020Only People Who Passed English Class Will Be Able To Get A 7/9 On This Essay QuizWhat's that one thing called again?by Shelby HeinrichBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink If you've ever had to write an essay, you know that there are a few crucial ~components~ and ~rules~ needed in order to receive a passing grade. Think you can remember all of them? Let's get started. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Paramount Before we start: What are the three basic types of essays? Narrative, expository, persuasive Correct Incorrect Narrative, expository, persuasive Argumentative, pathos, ethos Correct Incorrect Argumentative, pathos, ethos Theoretical, neolitical, classical Correct Incorrect Theoretical, neolitical, classical Expository, chronological, emphatic Correct Incorrect Expository, chronological, emphatic Correct! Wrong! The three basic types of essays are: Narrative, expository, and persuasive. And once you've decided which essay to write, what's the minimum amount of sentences each paragraph should have? 1-2 Correct Incorrect 1-2 3-5 Correct Incorrect 3-5 7-10 Correct Incorrect 7-10 15-20 Correct Incorrect 15-20 Correct! Wrong! Generally, paragraphs should be a minimum of 3-5 sentences. It's time to start the essay! What's the very first paragraph called? The debut paragraph Correct Incorrect The debut paragraph The body Correct Incorrect The body The opener Correct Incorrect The opener The introduction Correct Incorrect The introduction Correct! Wrong! The first paragraph is called the introduction or introductory paragraph. What's the most important element you should include in your introduction? Closing statement Correct Incorrect Closing statement Hypothesis Correct Incorrect Hypothesis Thesis statement Correct Incorrect Thesis statement Introductory theory Correct Incorrect Introductory theory Correct! Wrong! The thesis statement is THE MOST IMPORTANT part of your conclusion and basically sets the tone for the whole essay! What are the next few paragraphs after the introduction called? The bones Correct Incorrect The bones The foundation Correct Incorrect The foundation The allusion Correct Incorrect The allusion The body Correct Incorrect The body Correct! Wrong! The paragraphs following the introduction are called the body of the essay. Each body paragraph must have a topic sentence that does what? Carries into the next body paragraph Correct Incorrect Carries into the next body paragraph Relates back to the thesis Correct Incorrect Relates back to the thesis Draws examples from the conclusion Correct Incorrect Draws examples from the conclusion Only occurs in spatial order Correct Incorrect Only occurs in spatial order Correct! Wrong! Your body paragraphs should each have a topic sentences that relates back to the thesis in some way. And each body paragraph should have a concluding sentence that does what? Sums up what was discussed in the paragraph Correct Incorrect Sums up what was discussed in the paragraph Directly restates the thesis Correct Incorrect Directly restates the thesis Explains what will be covered in the following paragraph Correct Incorrect Explains what will be covered in the following paragraph Reinforces the author's perspective Correct Incorrect Reinforces the author's perspective Correct! Wrong! The concluding sentences in your body paragraphs should summarize the points you discussed. After the body paragraphs comes the final paragraph! What is it called? The surmise Correct Incorrect The surmise The peroation Correct Incorrect The peroation The finale Correct Incorrect The finale The conclusion Correct Incorrect The conclusion Correct! Wrong! The final paragraph is called the conclusion or conclusion paragraph. And finally, what is the purpose of the final paragraph? Summarize the arguments in the body of the essay Correct Incorrect Summarize the arguments in the body of the essay Restate the thesis in different words Correct Incorrect Restate the thesis in different words Both of those Correct Incorrect Both of those Neither of those Correct Incorrect Neither of those Correct! Wrong! A good conclusion should both restate the thesis one last time (using different wording) and wrap things up by summarizing the arguments made in the body of the essay!