The topic for this paragraph should be in the first or second sentence.This topic should relate to the thesis statement in the introductory paragraph.
The first paragraph of the body should contain the strongest argument, most significant example, cleverest illustration, or an obvious beginning point.
The first sentence of this paragraph should include the "reverse hook" which ties in with the transitional hook at the end of the introductory paragraph.
The last sentence in this paragraph should include a transitional concluding hook that signals the reader that this is the final major point being made in this paper.
This hook also leads into the last, or concluding, paragraph.
The introductory paragraph includes a paraphrase of something said by a famous person in order to get the reader's attention.
The second sentence leads up to the thesis statement which is the third sentence.
The first sentence also includes the topic for this paragraph--imagery in a dynamic scene.
Again, a quotation is taken from the story, and it is briefly discussed. The last sentence uses the word "image" which hooks into the last paragraph.
The third paragraph of the body should contain the weakest argument, weakest example, weakest illustration, or an obvious follow up to the second paragraph in the body.
The first sentence of this paragraph should include the reverse hook which ties in with the transitional hook at the end of the second paragraph.