Following the succession of the examples provided in the introduction, move along from the second most important to the third or least important in the second and third body paragraphs.
Transitional phrases such as ‘furthermore’ or ‘in contrast’ can be used show where one paragraph, or section, ends and where the next begins.
It is easy to get carried away when writing closing remarks, ideally the conclusion of an essay should be no longer than four sentences.
Remember to start the concluding sentence with a transition phrase such as ‘in conclusion’ or ‘in summation’ and to relate it to the hook used to bait the reader in the opening paragraph.
The objective of the introductory paragraph is to not only draw the reader in, but also to present your viewpoint (or argument) on the topic of discussion.
However, prior to making your thesis statement, the essay should start with a hook that baits the reader into wanting to continue reading.
Your statement should be clear, concise and ideally no more than a single sentence explanation of where you stand on the topic of your essay.
After the thesis has been written, next you should draft an outline of examples that will be used to support the thesis throughout the remainder of the paper.
This can be helpful when introducing new sets of ideas.
Essentially, they direct the reader from one section to the next.