A Long Walk to Water: Lesson16 unit2

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A Long Walk to Water: Lesson16 unit2

  1. 1. DO NOW Take out ESSAY: Three body paragraphs Keep Working on your Plan! Try filling out the Conclusion section of your plan
  2. 2. A Long Walk to Water Learning Objectives I can write an organized explanatory essay about the theme of survival in A Long Walk to Water. In my essay, I can support my claim with details and quotes from the book.
  3. 3. Writer’s Tips What can we do? Things Good Writers Do • • • • • • • • • State the main idea in the beginning Give examples to support your topic Make the beginning interesting Match and answer the question Really understand what you are writing Details (quotes) should support a claim. Organize their topics Write formally Create conclusions related to the topic
  4. 4. A Long Walk to Water Essay Writing Examining a Rubric • Take out the NYS Writing Rubric • Look at Row 1, Level 3: Clearly introduce a topic in a manner that follows from the task and purpose. • Take out the model essay …
  5. 5. A Long Walk to Water Essay Writing Examining a Rubric • Look at Row 3, Level 3: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the topic and information presented. • Let’s read the model essay’s conclusion…
  6. 6. A Long Walk to Water Essay Writing With a shoulder partner: Read the conclusion with the rubric • Which sentence sums up the essay’s three (3) main ideas? • What parts give more information? • What does the last line do?
  7. 7. A Long Walk to Water Essay Writing Finish your plan… 1. Read over your body paragraphs 2. Fill in your plan for the conclusion 3. Ask for help if you’re not sure!!!
  8. 8. A Long Walk to Water Essay Writing TIME TO WRITE!!!! Write out the introduction …and then the conclusion!
  9. 9. A Long Walk to Water Homework If you’re not done, finish your essay! • Will hand in your plan AND essay draft

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