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Learning To Write Properly: Using An Example Of A 5 Paragraph Essay

The five paragraph essay is a standard essay that students will learn to write in school. It consists of:

  • The introduction
  • The body
  • Paragraph 1
  • Paragraph 2
  • Paragraph 3
  • Conclusion

The introduction constitutes one paragraph. The body constitutes three. The conclusion constitutes another paragraph, giving you a total of five.

In the five paragraph essay, you should include three key points that support your thesis. Each point is given an individual paragraph wherein you can list supporting evidence. Try and keep each paragraph the same length. If you are struggling to write your 5 paragraph essay, you can look at an example of one to guide you.

Examples of a five paragraph essay can save you quite a bit of frustration and give you insight into how your paper should be structured.

For those who are in need of assistance finding health related topics there is a whole list below that may be able to help. As you look over the list try and think about the things that are interesting to you and see if there is anything that you can turn into a fun or interesting turn on the topic. Of course as many of these are popular debatable topics you can always pick one side or the other and form an argument supporting your side:

  • ADD
  • The use of alternative medicine
  • At what age abortion should be allowed and at what term for the child
  • What causes increased rates of anorexia among teenagers?
  • Should teenagers be allowed access to birth control?
  • Is artificial insemination psychologically harmful?
  • AIDS
  • If the brain is plastic and new neural connections can be grown why is Alzheimer’s research not effective yet?
  • Should people interested in weight loss surgery be required to try healthy food plans and exercise before hand?
  • Is vegetarianism healthy for the brain?
  • Should smoking tobacco be illegal?
  • Should stem cell research be legalized?
  • Are people abusing prescription drugs?
  • Should more be done to aid those with PTSD sleep better? Why are they not allowed to try sleeping pills?
  • What can be done about rising obesity rates?
  • Should fad diets be illegal?
  • Is depression a real disease or can it be controlled by the mind?
  • What steps can be taken to prevent drug abuse?
  • Should fast food be eliminated because of its unhealthy role?
  • HIV
  • Heart disease
  • Does gluten cause increased risk for heart disease?
  • What is inhibiting cancer research as of late?
  • Are dietary supplements healthy?

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