Bring Back Flogging By Jeff Jacoby

Apparently, when I did the essay I did it wrong. I’ve attached my essay of what I have. Basic Argument Essay TemplateArgument Intro Paragraph    Lead-in—use 5 Paragraph Essay Format lead-in or hook strategies to start.  1.  Tell a story.  2.  Give a description.  3.  Ask a question.  4.  Use a quote.  _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Next, give background information about your topic.  (This is where you will give the title of the essay you are summarizing and the author’s name as well as any other relevant information.)___________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Then, explain to the reader, in clear language, what the argument actually is or concerns.  _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Finally, add your Argument Topic Sentence.  The Argument Topic Sentence must contain a “should” and a “because”.  This provides your stance and the reasons why.  Remember that the reasons why provide the focus for what you write in the body of the essay.  (Explain either what the reader should get out of the essay and why [the because] or whether the reader should or should not agree with the author’s argument and why or why not [the because]).___________ should____________ because_________________________.Body of Essay (three or more paragraphs, so, times 3!)(topic)¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬__________________ (statement)______________________________(the first/second/third/etc… reason in support of stand)(1st general support—mini TS) _____________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(specific detail) [research, quote, critical thinking]___________________________________________________________________________________________________________(2nd  general support—mini TS) ) _________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(specific detail) [research, quote, critical thinking]____________________________________________________________________________________________________________(3rd general support—mini TS) ) ___________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(specific detail) [research, quote, critical thinking]____________________________________(Closing sentence) ______________________________________________________________________________Possible Refute and/or Solution—Follow Body Paragraph Template or include in concluding paragraph.ConclusionThree or more sentences: restate the main idea, summarize, or ask “so what” to get to a satisfying close for your reader._________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.