What makes a LITERARY ESSAY?

  • Starts with an introduction
  • Hooks the reader
  • States a claim (opinion)
  • Has body paragraphs
  • Supports the claim with evidence
  • Cites evidence from the text
  • Elaborates about evidence to support the claim
  • Uses transition words
  • Includes a conclusion that ties all ideas together and connects them to themselves or others¬†