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Graphical Chart of the Essay's Structure

Introductory paragraph

  1. Introduce, define and/or describe your name and

  2. Include the thesis statement as the last sentence in this paragraph; it should somehow connect the significance between your name and yourself.

You can make your first body paragraph by describing where your name comes from.  Create a summarizing topic sentence to begin the paragraph.

1. Aspect about your name
example and/or details
example and/or details
example and/or details

2. Aspect about your name
example and/or details
example and/or details
example and/or details

3. A final aspect about your name
example and/or details
example and/or details
example and/or details

add as many style traits as necessary

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You can write the second body paragraph about a memory relating to your name. Build on the last paragraph, and make sure this paragraph connects to it. Create a summarizing topic sentence to begin the paragraph.

 1. Aspect about your name
example and/or details
example and/or details
example and/or details

2. Aspect about your name
example and/or details
example and/or details
example and/or details

3. A final aspect about your name
example and/or details
example and/or details
example and/or details

    add as many more style traits as necessary

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Concluding paragraph
1. Restate the major points of the essay. 

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