Topic:College sport and professional sport (the same college and pro sport must be compared)
Your five paragraph (400-700 words) essay should include the following:
Formatting: Block or Alternating Pattern
Intro paragraph: Remember that the parts of an intro paragraph include a hook, preview of upcoming points, and end with thesis statement.
Three body paragraphs: Each should have a topic sentence, supporting details, and a conclusion sentence. Research should be used to illustrate arguments. Aim for using one short direct quote about one sentence long per paragraph. Summaries will not be allowed. Please use APA formatting to cite the quotes. For help with in-text citations, access your textbook starting on p. 425.
Conclusion paragraph: Each conclusion paragraph should begin with one’s rephrased thesis statement, summary of main points, and leave the reader with something to ponder.
Remember to avoid first and second person language (I, me, my, we, our, us, you, your, yourselves, etc.).