Begin your second paragraph with a one-sentence thesis that fully answers the Essay 1 question:
What were the two biggest factors that caused the near elimination of surfing from Hawaiian culture after it was discovered by English explorer Captain James Cook in 1778?
Dont forget to see the sample model student essay for help (download under General Helpful Handouts and Links at top of this class Moodle web site).
Then support your thesis with quotations and supporting examples from Chapter 1 The Cradle of Surfing in The World in the Curl.
End your main post with an interesting question for the class that stems from the ideas in your post.