Structuring Paragraphs And Essays
Essay body paragraphs – OWLL – Massey University
Look carefully at each of the elements:
§ opic sentence: Does this sentence clearly explain the paragraph to the reader?
§ laboration: This sentence or these sentences tell the reader more about the topic of the paragraph.
§ vidence/xamples: This sentence or these sentences help you make convincing arguments.
Paragraph Structure – Academic Writing
key words of the question
writer and text
themes or concepts that you will use to answer the question
Structuring your ideas
Group your ideas into concepts/ themes first.
You should have three main parts to your essay.