The writing process                      S
TOPIC SENTENCES It has two parts:S TOPIC: Subject of the paragraph.S    CONTROLLING IDEA: The idea or attide about the    ...
Activity 1S Think about topic sentences for            this idea:        A day at the Mall
Follow these steps
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Activity 2S SOME THINGS YOU’DLIKE TO CHANGE ABOUT         YOU.
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Activity 3S   WHAT THINGS YOU    FEEL PROUND OF.
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Mini-task          A. CHOOSE A TOPIC          B. FOLLOW THE STEPSS Choose a topic.S What do you think about it?
Find out what people think          about it.S A: I agree that using webcams is more  dangerous than chatting.S B: well, I...
The thesisS A thesis statement declares what you believe and what you   intend to proveS It should be contestable, proposi...
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Topic sentence activity and steps

  1. 1. The writing process S
  2. 2. TOPIC SENTENCES It has two parts:S TOPIC: Subject of the paragraph.S CONTROLLING IDEA: The idea or attide about the topic.
  3. 3. Activity 1S Think about topic sentences for this idea: A day at the Mall
  4. 4. Follow these steps
  5. 5. Possible answers
  6. 6. Activity 2S SOME THINGS YOU’DLIKE TO CHANGE ABOUT YOU.
  7. 7. Possible answers
  8. 8. Activity 3S WHAT THINGS YOU FEEL PROUND OF.
  9. 9. Possible answers
  10. 10. Mini-task A. CHOOSE A TOPIC B. FOLLOW THE STEPSS Choose a topic.S What do you think about it?
  11. 11. Find out what people think about it.S A: I agree that using webcams is more dangerous than chatting.S B: well, I don’t know. I disagree with that. In my view…
  12. 12. The thesisS A thesis statement declares what you believe and what you intend to proveS It should be contestable, proposing an arguable point with which people could reasonably disagree. A strong thesis is provocative; it takes a stand and justifies the discussion you will presen.S It is specific and focused.S It anticipates and refutes the counter-arguments

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