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THESIS = ________________ + ______________ THESIS= Subject + Opinion (your topic and main points of research) + (why that person or event is influential) INTRO Attention-grabber (non cheesy) Basic information about your topic (see sample papers) Ends with thesis Length= 1-2 paragraphs BODY It will help if you PRINT your outline at this point. Begin first Roman Numeral (first point of research); write a topic sentence. Copy/Paste what you did with your notecards for that section Add in transitional sentences and your own commentary throughout Length: approx. 1 page DO NOT do this in 1 paragraph. Make you’re A, B, C, etc. be paragraphs. CONCLUSION End powerfully by recapping your main points of research Be persuasive! Sell your readers that your topic is/was influential. Maintain a scholarly tone throughout. Do NOT use 1st and 2nd person words (I, you, etc.) This is the most academic paper you’ll write all year, so make it strong!