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ENC 1101 - Bielecki: Parts of an Essay

Resources discussed and demonstrated during Ms. Bielecki's ENC 1101 courses' library orientation, as well as composition and grammar resources

The Parts of an Essay: Thesis Statement, Introduction, Body Paragraphs (Support), Topic Sentences, Transitions, and Conclusion

Created specifically for Ms. Bielecki's ENC courses, this page provides a brief introduction to the parts of an academic essay. (Click the tabs above for help with other aspects of writing, including process, audience, purpose, style, tone, rhetorical modes, research, citation, and grammar.) Scroll down to find supplemental resources on thesis statements, introductions, body paragraphs (support), transitions, and conclusions. Also, find links to online writing labs (OWLs) and embedded videos, as well as information on how to get HCC's free tutoring in person or online.

This page is designed to be a helpful supplement to the course instruction and Canvas materials, not a replacement for them. For specific details on assignments, see our Canvas course.

The Parts of an Essay: OWL Overviews

Help from HCC's Tutors

Questions? 813-253-7741 or yborsuccess@hccfl.edu

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The Parts of an Essay: Videos

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Embedded video not working? Please email the URLs of the media and this page to jbielecki@hccfl.edu.

Embedded video or audio not working? Please email the URLs of the media and this page to jbielecki@hccfl.edu.