Writing a Research Paper

Body of Your Essay

  • explains and supports the thesis statement
  • includes multiple paragraphs, each with their own topic and concluding sentences
  • is where you present your evidence (examples: quotes, facts, statistics, examples, etc.)
Resources to help develop the body of your essay
Incorporating Quotations:

Having the correct words will help when you are writing, so here are some links that may be useful.  Remember, check a dictionary if you aren't certain what a word means.


Having the correct words is good, but using too many is bad ... and can dilute your argument.