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  • 1. Structure of a Persuasive Essay
  • 2. INTRODUCTION 15%
    • Hook: something to draw the reader in
    • Background Information
    • THESIS STATEMENT (CLAIM)
    • (what are you proving in
    • your paper???)
  • 3. Main Point #1 Main Point #2 Main Point #3 BODY 25% 25% 25%
  • 4.
    • RESTATED
    • THESIS STATEMENT
    • Restate important information
    • Call to Action
    • End with a BANG!
    CONCLUSION 10%
  • 5. Structure of a Paragraph
    • ¶ = At least 5-7 sentences
    • 1. Topic Sentence
    • 2. F acts
    • R easons
    • I deas or Insights
    • E vidence
    • D etails or Data
    • 3. Transition
  • 6. 2 Formats for Structuring an Essay
    • 5 paragraph
    • or
    • 1-3-1-1
  • 7. What is 1-3-1-1?
    • A persuasive research paper following the same formatting as a normal research paper, but the author needs to acknowledge and refute opposing viewpoints in the 5 th paragraph. This paragraph should first state the other views, then explain why the author’s views are the stronger argument.