The essay should contain the following. Paragraph 1: Thesis. Give a clear, one-sentence description of your thesis, your main point. Very briefly summarize your interpretation, arguments, objection, reply, and conclusion. Paragraph 2: Interpretation. Summarize the section of the primary source you will be discussing and give the speaker's main points. Use proper citation format. Explain what the speaker is saying in your own words. Paragraph 3: Arguments, Evidence. Agree or disagree with the primary source. Clearly state what is correct or incorrect, useful or not, about the point the primary source has made. Then, provide evidence for why your determination is correct. Your evidence should be an argument that applies to everyone's experience. State the facts. Paragraph 4: Objection and Reply. Try and raise one good objection to your own thesis. Then give your reply and save your thesis. Use clear arguments and evidence. Paragraph 5: Conclusion. Re-state your thesis and its strongest supporting argument. If possible, add your own insight into how this conclusion improves our understanding, helps us to lead better lives.