Now that your planning stage is complete, you can begin writing your draft. Your writing should be organized, developed, accurate, and original.

Exercise: Write a body paragraph

Exercise: Write a body paragraph

Choose one of the topic sentences below. On a piece of paper, write a body paragraph using that topic sentence.

  1. Breaking a bad habit starts with identifying the habit that you want to break.
  2. First, you need to decide how much money you want to spend on your vacation.
  3. In order to choose the right diet for you, you need to know what foods you typically eat.

Exercise: Complete an introduction paragraph

Use the hook and thesis statement to finish an introduction paragraph. Write your complete paragraph on a piece of paper.

Hook: Cars are a modern convenience that allow for greater independence.

Thesis: Learning how to drive requires practice, learning the driving rules, and knowing how to operate a car.