February 6, 2012 Agenda:+Unit 11 Vocabulary Pre-Test+The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe    ->Rough Draft WritingSpelling...
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Religious Symbolism EssayAfter reading C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the War...
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Writing a Thesis                                          (Pfund)What is a thesis statement?Our thesis:                   ...
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Writing an Outline                                         (Pfund)How can you organize your work?                         ...
Writing an Outline                                         OsbournHow can you organize your work?                         ...
Writing an Introduction1. Hook--get the reader interested2. Statement about the novel--the authors name, the title of theb...
As you begin writing...1. Topic Sentences for paragraphs--Main Idea of the paragraph2. Transitions--use transition sheet, ...
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As you begin writing...1. Topic Sentences for paragraphs--Main Idea of the paragraph2. Transitions--use transition sheet, ...
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Writing a Conclusion...1. Re-state your thesis IN DIFFERENT WORDS.2. Re-state your main points:    -Characters    -Setting...
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  1. 1. February 6, 2012 Agenda:+Unit 11 Vocabulary Pre-Test+The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe ->Rough Draft WritingSpelling & Vocabulary: Unit 11+Vocabulary Option #3 due on Friday, 2/10Homework:Rough Draft due: Wednesday, 2/8Typed Draft due (via Google docs): shared with me by Monday, 2/13Final Draft due: Friday, 2/17 1
  2. 2. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Religious Symbolism EssayAfter reading C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, and watching the movie, discuss the religioussymbolism through the novel and the film.Step 1: Brainstorm With your table group, think back over the literary elements in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. What religious symbolism do you see? Consider characters, settings, and plot.Step 2: Write a Thesis Your thesis is what you are trying to prove‐in this case, that there is religious symbolism within C. S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.Step 3: Make an Outline Using your brainstorm, begin to organize your supporting details in a logical order to form an outline, which you will use to write your essay.Step 4: Write an Introduction Write an introduction for your essay‐your thesis statement will be the last sentence in your introduction.Step 5: Transitions Before you begin writing, consider transitions. Add transitions between sentences and paragraphs to make your writing flow.Step 6: Essay Writing Using your outline, begin writing your essay. Begin with your introduction, and keep writing. Consider how you will break up paragraphs and end your essay. 2
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  5. 5. Writing a Thesis (Pfund)What is a thesis statement?Our thesis: 5
  6. 6. Writing a ThesisWhat is a thesis statement?Our thesis: 6
  7. 7. Writing an Outline (Pfund)How can you organize your work? 7
  8. 8. Writing an Outline OsbournHow can you organize your work? 8
  9. 9. Writing an Introduction1. Hook--get the reader interested2. Statement about the novel--the authors name, the title of thebook, the main idea of the book3. Statement about the movie--book was turned into a movie,directors name, studio, etc. (Put out by Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media, directed by Andrew Adamson)4. Thesis Statement 9
  10. 10. As you begin writing...1. Topic Sentences for paragraphs--Main Idea of the paragraph2. Transitions--use transition sheet, vary your transitions, usebetween paragraphs and between sentences within the paragraphs*Transitions are words used to help ideas flow together and makeyour writing make sense.*Transitions help connect sentences and paragraphs to help yourwriting flow and help to organize your thoughts.3. EXPLAIN your examples... 10
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  12. 12. As you begin writing...1. Topic Sentences for paragraphs--Main Idea of the paragraph2. Transitions--use transition sheet, vary your transitions, usebetween paragraphs and between sentences within the paragraphs*Transitions are words used to help ideas flow together and makeyour writing make sense.*Transitions help connect sentences and paragraphs to help yourwriting flow and help to organize your thoughts.3. EXPLAIN your examples... 12
  13. 13. Osbourn 13
  14. 14. Writing a Conclusion...1. Re-state your thesis IN DIFFERENT WORDS.2. Re-state your main points: -Characters -Settings -Objects 14
  15. 15. Introduction:  Comments:                                                   Author started with a HOOK to get the  ______/10reader interested, and ended with an appropriate thesis statement. Body Paragraphs:                                                     ­Author has at least two body paragraphs. ______/5                                                   ­Body paragraphs include a topic  ______/5                                                   sentence.  ______/10­Body paragraphs are supported by examples, and examples are explained. Conclusion:                                                     Author re­states main points and thesis to  ______/10effectively close the essay. Grammar Mechanics:                                                     Authors writing is free from grammar,  ______/10punctuation, spelling, and capitalization errors. Total:                                               ______/50  15
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