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  • 1. Writing your first draft
  • 2. 1. Introduction 2. Concession 3. Body paragraph 1 4. Body paragraph 25. Conclusion
  • 3. Just like every other essay, thecontroversial issue paper starts with anattention-getter. • Anecdote •Quote •Statistic
  • 4. • Give the background of your topic•Why is this topic so controversial?(cite sources if needed)
  • 5. • Attention-getter• Transition to your main topic• Give background info: Why should the reader care about your topic? What is controversial about it?• Transition to your thesis• Thesis (This is a statement, NOT a question
  • 6. • Let the reader know your stanceLarge schools have a negative •Lay out your “Action Plan”.effect on student learning, student Clearly state what you are going toinvolvement, and student to do prove and how you are goingemotional health. it.
  • 7. Plan your introductionState your in a single sentence side: ThesisList 2 reasons why you are right: Topic Sentences
  • 8. •Present the other side of the issue in a fair and objectivemanner.•The structure is the same as any other Body Paragraph!Here are some samples: samples TS: There are some people who believe . . . CS: There is more to the issue than just this . . . However . . .
  • 9. TS: CM:Transition: CS:CD:CM:CM:Transition:CD:CM:
  • 10. •Restate the thesis•Sum up the bodyMove on to a big idea•In a perfect world how should things be?•What’s the moral of the story?•What should people be doing?