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Objectives 1. Identify tragic heroes in modern literature2. Compose persuasive essays3. Identify and employ stages of the ...
Sample Essay: Partner Reading
Review Questions
Introductory Paragraphs
Research
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  1. 1. Objectives 1. Identify tragic heroes in modern literature2. Compose persuasive essays3. Identify and employ stages of the writing process.<br />Do Now: <br /> Using your notes on thesis writing from yesterday, write your thesis on the provided index card.<br />This will be a grade included with your paper.<br />Agenda <br /><ul><li>Do Now: Thesis Statement
  2. 2. Sample Essay: Partner Reading
  3. 3. Review Questions
  4. 4. Introductory Paragraphs
  5. 5. Research
  6. 6. Exit Ticket</li></li></ul><li>Objectives 1. Identify tragic heroes in modern literature2. Compose persuasive essays3. Identify and employ stages of the writing process.<br />Sample Essay<br />Read and respond to the sample essay by chunking with post-it notes.<br />Underline and identify the thesis statement of this article.<br />Find the supporting topics.<br />How do the supporting topics align with the thesis?<br />Agenda <br /><ul><li>Do Now: Thesis Statement
  7. 7. Sample Essay: Partner Reading
  8. 8. Review Questions
  9. 9. Introductory Paragraphs
  10. 10. Research
  11. 11. Exit Ticket</li></li></ul><li>Objectives 1. Identify tragic heroes in modern literature2. Compose persuasive essays3. Identify and employ stages of the writing process.<br />Introductory Paragraph<br />Once you've decided what your thesis is going to be, you must be able to frame it in a manner that provides an effective entry into your work. No matter how great your argument is, it will not do much good if no one is enticed into reading it. The two most important functions of your introduction are to serve as a grabber (a stylish, creative lead-up to what you’re trying to say) and as justification (an explanation of why your argument is even important in the first place).<br />Agenda <br /><ul><li>Do Now: Thesis Statement
  12. 12. Sample Essay: Partner Reading
  13. 13. Review Questions
  14. 14. Introductory Paragraphs
  15. 15. Research
  16. 16. Exit Ticket</li></li></ul><li>Objectives 1. Identify tragic heroes in modern literature2. Compose persuasive essays3. Identify and employ stages of the writing process.<br />Some Basic Guidelines <br />DON’Tsummarize - Though it might seem easy to preface your thesis with only a synopsis of the texts you’re writing about, this is a particularly dull way to begin a paper.<br />DON'T keep reiterating your thesis - Your thesis should appear in your intro as the culmination of the previous thoughts, not just something you mention and then keep restating to fill up a paragraph.<br />Agenda <br /><ul><li>Do Now: Thesis Statement
  17. 17. Sample Essay: Partner Reading
  18. 18. Review Questions
  19. 19. Introductory Paragraphs
  20. 20. Research
  21. 21. Exit Ticket</li></li></ul><li>Objectives 1. Identify tragic heroes in modern literature2. Compose persuasive essays3. Identify and employ stages of the writing process.<br />Some Basic Guidelines <br />DON’Tsummarize - Though it might seem easy to preface your thesis with only a synopsis of the texts you’re writing about, this is a particularly dull way to begin a paper.<br />DON'T keep reiterating your thesis - Your thesis should appear in your intro as the culmination of the previous thoughts, not just something you mention and then keep restating to fill up a paragraph.<br />Agenda <br /><ul><li>Do Now: Thesis Statement
  22. 22. Sample Essay: Partner Reading
  23. 23. Review Questions
  24. 24. Introductory Paragraphs
  25. 25. Research
  26. 26. Exit Ticket</li></li></ul><li>Objectives 1. Identify tragic heroes in modern literature2. Compose persuasive essays3. Identify and employ stages of the writing process.<br />Some Basic Guidelines <br />DOaskyourselfquestions - Why is your thesis relevant? How is its being proven important to the understanding of either text or fact? By linking your argument to a larger issue, you will give your argument both universality and interest.<br />DObecreative - Think about what aspect of your topic you find the most interesting, and figure out why. Use this to make it interesting to your reader.<br />Agenda <br /><ul><li>Do Now: Thesis Statement
  27. 27. Sample Essay: Partner Reading
  28. 28. Review Questions
  29. 29. Introductory Paragraphs
  30. 30. Research
  31. 31. Exit Ticket</li></li></ul><li>Objectives 1. Identify tragic heroes in modern literature2. Compose persuasive essays3. Identify and employ stages of the writing process.<br />Ways to begin your essay<br />Quotes<br />Interesting Fact or Statistics<br />Question<br />Anecdote<br />Agenda <br /><ul><li>Do Now: Thesis Statement
  32. 32. Sample Essay: Partner Reading
  33. 33. Review Questions
  34. 34. Introductory Paragraphs
  35. 35. Research
  36. 36. Exit Ticket</li></li></ul><li>Objectives 1. Identify tragic heroes in modern literature2. Compose persuasive essays3. Identify and employ stages of the writing process.<br />Exit Ticket<br />Answer on back of index card:<br /> What stage of the writing process were you at today? What stage do you want to be at by the end of class tomorrow?<br />Agenda <br /><ul><li>Do Now: Thesis Statement
  37. 37. Sample Essay: Partner Reading
  38. 38. Review Questions
  39. 39. Introductory Paragraphs
  40. 40. Research
  41. 41. Exit Ticket</li>
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