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Updated on Sep 11, 2020. Posted on Sep 7, 2020

Only People Who Passed English Class Will Be Able To Get A 7/9 On This Essay Quiz

What's that one thing called again?

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.

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  1. Before we start: What are the three basic types of essays?

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    The three basic types of essays are: Narrative, expository, and persuasive.

  2. And once you've decided which essay to write, what's the minimum amount of sentences each paragraph should have?

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    Generally, paragraphs should be a minimum of 3-5 sentences.

  3. It's time to start the essay! What's the very first paragraph called?

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    The first paragraph is called the introduction or introductory paragraph.

  4. What's the most important element you should include in your introduction?

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    The thesis statement is THE MOST IMPORTANT part of your conclusion and basically sets the tone for the whole essay!

  5. What are the next few paragraphs after the introduction called?

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    The paragraphs following the introduction are called the body of the essay.

  6. Each body paragraph must have a topic sentence that does what?

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    Your body paragraphs should each have a topic sentences that relates back to the thesis in some way.

  7. And each body paragraph should have a concluding sentence that does what?

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    The concluding sentences in your body paragraphs should summarize the points you discussed.

  8. After the body paragraphs comes the final paragraph! What is it called?

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    The final paragraph is called the conclusion or conclusion paragraph.

  9. And finally, what is the purpose of the final paragraph?

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    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!

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