Created by Gina Daniels about 5 years ago
THESIS Last sentence in your introductionWrite a thesis that answers the question. Do NOT simply restate the question. a good thesis formula is... X. However A, B, C. Therefore, Y. X=the strongest point against your argument. A, B, C = strongest points for your argument. Y= your stand on the prompt.
Essay structure Introduction. Conclude with thesis. Support 1 Topic sentence/transition Supporting details document evidence Concluding sentence/transition Support 2 Support 3 Conclusion - restate thesis
General HISTORY essay rules - Past tense. NO 1st/2nd person. Use last names. Cite documents, but NO QUOTES. (Doc. E) Use at least 4 docs (in Paragraph 2-4 only). No new info in conclusion. Judge and analyze.