Introduction — getting the reader interested in the topic and explain the probl

Introduction — getting the reader interested in the topic and explain the problem.
Thesis statement — must include causes and effects and possible solutions. (Last sentence of the introduction)
Body — think of defining certain terms (slavery, mass incarceration, etc.)
— explain causes of mass incarceration of blacks (specific examples)
— explain effects of mass incarceration of blacks (specific examples)
— possible solutions (specific examples)
Conclusion — think of the takeaways from this documentary. Think of how this affects us as a society and answer the larger question of “where do we go from here?”
Requirements:
Engaging Introduction
Strong thesis statement with specific causes and effects listed along with specific solutions listed.
Topic sentences that support thesis statement
Paragraphs that are cohesive and support the topic sentence
Paragraphs with specific examples (causes and effects)
Paragraphs with specific solutions (if any)
Paraphrases of parts of the documentary (with citations)
Strong conclusion

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