300 Parts of an essay

Instructions: Read the information about the parts of an essay. Then, select a topic and write an essay about it. Send your essay to englishugto@ugto.mx when it is ready. We will read your essay and give you feedback about it.

 Parts of an essay

A 'thesis statement usually appears at the end of the introductory paragraph of a paper, and it offers a concise summary of the main point or claim of the essay, research paper, etc. A thesis statement is usually one sentence that appears at the end though it may occur as more than one.

The topic sentence is the sentence which summarizes the main idea of that paragraph. It is usually the first sentence in a paragraph. Also known as a focus sentence, it encapsulates or organizes an entire paragraph.


Your childhood. The activities you used to do when you were a kid.

Your future plans. How do you see yourself in 10 years?

Interesting things you have done this year.

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