Controlling Idea Feedback/Reminders• START and END with the controlling idea!• Refer to the passages using title and author (when provided)• Don’t forget a concluding sentence!• Use detail.• Talk about each passage individually, explaining how each onesupports the controlling idea.• Pull evidence from the text.• Introduce quotes• Use lit. terms when you can.• Write in third person point of view (a reader, they, a person)!• Connect evidence to your topic sentence/controlling idea.
Lit. Analysis Feedback/Reminders• Use the author’s last name (not his/her firstname)!• Be sure to explain how the author uses thetechnique (for what purposes).• Use detail!• Pull evidence from the text (use quotes!).• Punctuate titles correctly!