A Long Walk to Water: Lesson11 unit2

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NYS Common Core
7th Grade ELA Module 1 Unit 2

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A Long Walk to Water: Lesson11 unit2

  1. 1. DO NOW • Take out homework (organizer) Rewrite quotes with correct puctuation 1. Hello he repeated and this time his own voice came through the speakers 2. I will come to the village Salva promised as soon as it is safe
  2. 2. A Long Walk to Water Learning Objectives I can analyze a model literary analysis essay to determine its strengths. I can use quotes effectively in my writing. I can punctuate quotes correctly in my writing.
  3. 3. A Long Walk to Water Essay Writing Today’s Focus • Look at a model (example) essay • Discover what makes it a good essay • Read along as we read it to you aloud!
  4. 4. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Tough words in the essay Back of the notebook! • despite = • hostile = • brutality=
  5. 5. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Tough words in the essay Back of the notebook! • daunting = • parched = • ___________ =
  6. 6. A Long Walk to Water Discussion Appointments Today’s appointment: WHITE NILE APPOINTMENT!
  7. 7. A Long Walk to Water Discussion Appointment Re-read the essay • What one sentence in the essay states the main point the writer is trying to make? (the claim) • Highlight it • When done, raise your hand and I’ll check to see if it’s right!!
  8. 8. A Long Walk to Water Discussion Appointment What makes the essay good • Was the author’s message clear? • What is one thing you think helped make the essay clear? (discuss)
  9. 9. Writer’s Tips What can we do? Things Good Writers Do • State the main idea in the beginning • State the main idea in the ending (again) • Give examples to support your topic
  10. 10. Essay Writing Punctuation Look at QUOTES 1. 2. 3. 4. Underline the quotes in the essay How did you find them? What paragraphs have them? Why did the author put them in these paragraphs?
  11. 11. Essay Writing Punctuation How to use QUOTES 1. Words are directly from the text 2. Begin and end with quotation marks “” 3. Are there to support your ideas 4. Followed by page number from the book (32) 5. Character speaking is named 6. ALWAYS has thinking explained around it
  12. 12. Essay Writing Punctuation Tips on Using Quotes Handout 1. Read over the sheet with me! 2. Ellipses ( the … at the end of a sentence) are not required for this essay
  13. 13. A Long Walk to Water Homework Try some quotes on your own: • Select three (3) quotes from A Long Walk to Water from your notes or old worksheets • Put each IN A SENTENCE, using correct punctuation • Be ready to hand in tomorrow!

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