Christmas five-paragraph-essay

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Christmas five-paragraph-essay

  1. 1. A 5-paragraph essay on Christmas
  2. 2. IntroductIon “Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas!” Here we are at Christmas time again. Everyone tells you Christmas is a wonderful time filled with happiness, love, and friendship. BAH! I HATE Christmas! Christmas brings together the three things I hate most: spending money, seeing my family, and acting happy!
  3. 3. IntroductIon The hook “Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas!” Here we are at Christmas time again. Everyone tells you Christmas is a wonderful time filled with happiness, love, and friendship. BAH! I HATE Christmas! Christmas brings together the three things I hate most: spending money, seeing my family, and acting happy!
  4. 4. IntroductIon Background Information “Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas!” Here we are at Christmas time again. Everyone tells you Christmas is a wonderful time filled with happiness, love, and friendship. BAH! I HATE Christmas! Christmas brings together the three things I hate most: spending money, seeing my family, and acting happy!
  5. 5. IntroductIon Thesis Statement “Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas!” Here we are at Christmas time again. Everyone tells you Christmas is a wonderful time filled with happiness, love, and friendship. BAH! I HATE Christmas! Christmas brings together the three things I hate most: spending money, seeing my family, and acting happy!
  6. 6. IntroductIon Supporting ideas “Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas!” Here we are at Christmas time again. Everyone tells you Christmas is a wonderful time filled with happiness, love, and friendship. BAH! I HATE Christmas! Christmas brings together the three things I hate most: spending money, seeing my family, and acting happy!
  7. 7. Body ParagraPh 1 First, Christmas is expensive! Do you think I’m happy about spending money for Christmas presents? Come on! I don’t have any money to start with, and now I have to spend it on other people? What a nice holiday – they make you do something you don’t want to do and get poor from doing it! So after I’ve spent all my money on gifts for people I don’t even like, I have to do the next worst thing in the world: go and see my FAMILY!
  8. 8. Topic sentence Body ParagraPh 1 First, Christmas is expensive! Do you think I’m happy about spending money for Christmas presents? Come on! I don’t have any money to start with, and now I have to spend it on other people? What a nice holiday – they make you do something you don’t want to do and get poor from doing it! So after I’ve spent all my money on gifts for people I don’t even like, I have to do the next worst thing in the world: go and see my FAMILY!
  9. 9. Supporting sentence Body ParagraPh 1 First, Christmas is expensive! Do you think I’m happy about spending money for Christmas presents? Come on! I don’t have any money to start with, and now I have to spend it on other people? What a nice holiday – they make you do something you don’t want to do and get poor from doing it! So after I’ve spent all my money on gifts for people I don’t even like, I have to do the next worst thing in the world: go and see my FAMILY!
  10. 10. Concluding sentence Body ParagraPh 1 First, Christmas is expensive! Do you think I’m happy about spending money for Christmas presents? Come on! I don’t have any money to start with, and now I have to spend it on other people? What a nice holiday – they make you do something you don’t want to do and get poor from doing it! So after I’ve spent all my money on gifts for people I don’t even like, I have to do the next worst thing in the world: go and see my FAMILY!
  11. 11. Transition sentence Body ParagraPh 1 First, Christmas is expensive! Do you think I’m happy about spending money for Christmas presents? Come on! I don’t have any money to start with, and now I have to spend it on other people? What a nice holiday – they make you do something you don’t want to do and get poor from doing it! So after I’ve spent all my money on gifts for people I don’t even like, I have to do the next worst thing in the world: go and see my FAMILY!
  12. 12. Body ParagraPh 2 Once I’ve spent money I don’t have, I have to go see my crazy family. I know you’re not supposed to complain about your family, but mine is…special. My dad always wants to know why I have such a terrible job, mom wants to know why I don’t have a girlfriend, and my sister always reminds me that our parents love her more than me. Families are supposed to make you feel good about yourself, but my family only makes me feel worse. Isn’t Christmas supposed to fill us with happy feelings?
  13. 13. Topic sentence Body ParagraPh 2 Once I’ve spent money I don’t have, I have to go see my crazy family. I know you’re not supposed to complain about your family, but mine is…special. My dad always wants to know why I have such a terrible job, mom wants to know why I don’t have a girlfriend, and my sister always reminds me that our parents love her more than me. Families are supposed to make you feel good about yourself, but my family only makes me feel worse. Isn’t Christmas supposed to fill us with happy feelings?
  14. 14. Supporting sentence Body ParagraPh 2 Once I’ve spent money I don’t have, I have to go see my crazy family. I know you’re not supposed to complain about your family, but mine is…special. My dad always wants to know why I have such a terrible job, mom wants to know why I don’t have a girlfriend, and my sister always reminds me that our parents love her more than me. Families are supposed to make you feel good about yourself, but my family only makes me feel worse. Isn’t Christmas supposed to fill us with happy feelings?
  15. 15. Concluding sentence Body ParagraPh 2 Once I’ve spent money I don’t have, I have to go see my crazy family. I know you’re not supposed to complain about your family, but mine is…special. My dad always wants to know why I have such a terrible job, mom wants to know why I don’t have a girlfriend, and my sister always reminds me that our parents love her more than me. Families are supposed to make you feel good about yourself, but my family only makes me feel worse. Isn’t Christmas supposed to fill us with happy feelings?
  16. 16. Transition sentence Body ParagraPh 2 Once I’ve spent money I don’t have, I have to go see my crazy family. I know you’re not supposed to complain about your family, but mine is…special. My dad always wants to know why I have such a terrible job, mom wants to know why I don’t have a girlfriend, and my sister always reminds me that our parents love her more than me. Families are supposed to make you feel good about yourself, but my family only makes me feel worse. Isn’t Christmas supposed to fill us with happy feelings?
  17. 17. Body ParagraPh 3 Finally, I have to act like I’m happy about all of this. It’s not enough that I do things that I don’t really want to, but the worst part is that I have to act happy about it. If you don’t act like Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year people start to think you have some sort of problem, and then they bother you even more. I am usually a miserable person, and I like myself that way. I just want to feel like me: happily unhappy.
  18. 18. Topic sentence Body ParagraPh 3 Finally, I have to act like I’m happy about all of this. It’s not enough that I do things that I don’t really want to, but the worst part is that I have to act happy about it. If you don’t act like Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year people start to think you have some sort of problem, and then they bother you even more. I am usually a miserable person, and I like myself that way. I just want to feel like me: happily unhappy.
  19. 19. Supporting sentence Body ParagraPh 3 Finally, I have to act like I’m happy about all of this. It’s not enough that I do things that I don’t really want to, but the worst part is that I have to act happy about it. If you don’t act like Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year people start to think you have some sort of problem, and then they bother you even more. I am usually a miserable person, and I like myself that way. I just want to feel like me: happily unhappy.
  20. 20. Concluding sentence Body ParagraPh 3 Finally, I have to act like I’m happy about all of this. It’s not enough that I do things that I don’t really want to, but the worst part is that I have to act happy about it. If you don’t act like Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year people start to think you have some sort of problem, and then they bother you even more. I am usually a miserable person, and I like myself that way. I just want to feel like me: happily unhappy.
  21. 21. ConClusion So those are the reasons I think Christmas stinks: you have to spend money, see your crazy family and don’t forget – you have to act happy about it. So the next time you hear someone say “Merry Christmas!” you should ask them, “Hey, what’s so MERRY about it?”
  22. 22. ConClusion Restate your thesis So those are the reasons I think Christmas stinks: you have to spend money, see your crazy family and don’t forget – you have to act happy about it. So the next time you hear someone say “Merry Christmas!” you should ask them, “Hey, what’s so MERRY about it?”
  23. 23. ConClusion Summarize your main points So those are the reasons I think Christmas stinks: you have to spend money, see your crazy family and don’t forget – you have to act happy about it. So the next time you hear someone say “Merry Christmas!” you should ask them, “Hey, what’s so MERRY about it?”
  24. 24. ConClusion Look beyond the essay So those are the reasons I think Christmas stinks: you have to spend money, see your crazy family and don’t forget – you have to act happy about it. So the next time you hear someone say “Merry Christmas!” you should ask them, “Hey, what’s so MERRY about it?”

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