Ending Your Essay: Finish strong so that your reader knows you are finished and remembers what you had to say. Connect back to the beginning.

  • Admonition or Instruction: what the reader can do about the issue.

  • Prediction: an insight into how the future might be different, better, or worse.

  • Strong, punched statement: perhaps a one-sentence paragraph.

  • Anecdote: a brief story that reiterates the essence of the issue or situation.

  • Pointed Question: leaves the reader thinking.

  • Echo: Circles back to the hook.