Ch 4: Parts of an Essay: Help & Examples

About This Chapter

Build a better understanding of the parts and structure of an essay using the short lessons contained in this chapter. Refer to this resource as a supplemental study aid for your English class or to prepare for college credit or placement exams.

The Parts of an Essay: Help & Examples - Chapter Summary

From outlining to writing the essay body, this chapter provides a detailed review of the components of an essay. You can develop a strong understanding of what a thesis statement is as well as how to write one and build your essay around it. Experienced instructors guide you easily through each topic, and you can contact them with any questions via a short online form. Video and text lessons are easily accessible from any device so you can study when it's convenient for your schedule. You can print the lesson transcripts to create handy reference materials. After you complete this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the structure and organization of an essay's argument
  • Write a strong essay body
  • Develop an effective outline
  • Define and write a thesis statement

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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