Country Report (Con)


2nd Body Paragraph (Screencastify)

Read the key points, and then watch the video.

Key Points:

Write Your 2nd Body Paragraph

Okay, it's time to write your 2nd body paragraph.

Lesson Steps


Use Google to find another source that supports your thesis.

  • Keep your eye out for a good block quote.
  • Look for a persuasive source that uses words that sell.

Put that source into your Works Cited page right away.

Did you forget how? Follow the instructions here.


Write a second body paragraph that includes the following layers:

  • Topic Sentence
  • Signal phrase
  • Evidence and Parenthetical Citation
  • Wrap

Smooth it out with transition words, if necessary.


Check your work.

Your paper should now have two body paragraphs and two sources in the Works Cited page.

5 Congratulations! You're done with this lesson.

Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.