Essays should have an introduction, a body, and a conclusion:
1. Introduction: summarizes what you will write and puts it into context. Should consist of 3 parts:
2. Body: presents the main points of the paper, with each paragraph representing one aspect of the paper's main focus. Prioritize and organize your main points and paragraphs to logically build your arguments to a compelling conclusion. Each paragraph should include a topic sentence, evidence, analysis, and a transition sentence:
3. Conclusion: summarizes what you wrote and what you learned
Use Dr. Wellman's essay writing guidelines below to help you write your essay.