The Importance of Conclusions The conclusion brings your essay full circle and provides closure and direction for the reader, making sure your reader is left hanging with questions like… So what? Why is this important? What should I do about it? Conclusions Video Exercise While watching the video, on the left hand column, take notes […]

“Translate” your evidence After composing a clear “thesis statement”, the writer needs to provide evidence that supports their objective/opinion and explanation of how their analysis of the text supports their objective/opinion. This “translation” of the evidence becomes the body of the essay or paragraph. BASIC STRUCTURE OF ANALYSIS PARAGRAPHS Point: A strong statement that identifies […]