How to Write an Essay - Hamburger Style

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How to write an essay

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  • 1. Its not as hard as you think!

2. Hamburger Format Top Bun Introduction Lettuce 1st Paragraph Tomato 2nd Paragraph Burger 3rd Paragraph Bottom Bun - Conclusion 3. Top Bun What do I put in the first paragraph?The first paragraph introduces your paper.- Make an exciting first sentence.- State the main idea of your essay (thesis)- Write three sentences about what eachparagraph will be about (topic sentences)- Connect to next paragraph 4. LettuceWhat do I put in the second paragraph?The second paragraph details one topic.- State the main idea of your paragraph (topic)- Give four details about your topic.(supporting sentences)- Connect to next paragraph 5. Tomatoes What do I put in the third paragraph?The third paragraph details another topic.- State the main idea of your paragraph (topic)- Give four details about your topic.(supporting sentences)- Connect to next paragraph 6. BurgerWhat do I put in the fourth paragraph?The fourth paragraph details the final topic.- State the main idea of your paragraph (topic)- Give four details about your topic.(supporting sentences)- Connect to final paragraph 7. Bottom BunWhat do I put in the final paragraph?The final paragraph closes your paper.- Restate the main idea of your essay (thesis)- Write three sentences restating what youtalked about in the body (topic sentences)- End with a zinger