Writing a Concluding Paragraph
Here are four typical ways to end an essay:
Write a summary style, which refers to your main body paragraph points after your restatement of your thesis. (but it is boring!) Be careful not to re-explain but only to refer!
Use an appropriate quotation that emphasizes your main points. Remember not to introduce new ideas at this time.
Use a short anecdote (mini-story) to emphasize your main points.
Warn or state a remedy for your main idea. You may also both warn AND state a remedy.
What other ways do you know for writing a good quality conclusion?
Expand your body paragraph on your model physical fitness plan to make it into a 200 to 250 word essay. Follow good essay structure and write a suitable conclusion. Bring it to class next week!
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