In addition to the article to follow, here's a quick video that gives the very basics of how to compose this type of paper.
essaypop organizes the multiple-paragraph into three sections: The introduction, body paragraphs, and the conclusion. Let's take a look at how students will compose each section.
When the essay is first accessed by students, they are taken to the introduction view that looks like this:
In the introduction, students create their hook and their thesis statement; they add pops (which introduce upcoming body paragraphs, and they write a short closer. You'll notice that each time a student adds a pop, a new body paragraph appears in the header.
Here's an example of an introduction that is starting to take shape:
This article from our style guide goes into more detail about the introduction:
When finished with the introduction, students can then begin composing their body paragraphs each of which they access by clicking in the header. There will be as many body paragraphs as there are pops in the introduction. A five-paragraph essay, for instance, will have three pops/body paragraphs:
Here is an example of a body paragraph that is starting to take shape:
This article from our style guide goes into more detail about body paragraphs:
The essaypop method for crafting the essay's conclusion will help students create substantive and reflective final paragraphs. The conclusion writing space is accessed by clicking "conclusion" in the header.
This article from our style guide goes into more detail about conclusions:
Any type of multiple-paragraph essay can be mastered using the essaypop writing frames.