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Starring Now: The Main Idea<br />
Why do we need to have a main idea? <br />
Casting Call<br />Looking for main ideas that:<br />Have a clear sense of direction<br />
My Saturday<br />Walked the dog<br />Cleaned the house<br />Opened a large electric bill<br />Found a great clearance rack...
Prioritize<br />Expected and unexpected events<br />What I accomplished<br />Responsibilities that I had<br />
Casting Call<br />Looking for main ideas that:<br />Exhibit creativity<br />Say something meaningful<br />
Makeovers anyone?<br />Telling is a bad idea<br />I am going to write about my friend’s car accident<br />Just say it<br />
Don’t use vague words like good or bad. <br />The movie I saw last night was good.<br />Do make your main topic statements...
Casting Call<br />Looking for main ideas that:<br />See a project through to completion<br />
Test Drive<br />Select a prompt from Group 2 (pages 258-259) or Group 5 (page 251). <br />Write a main idea statement that...
Example<br />Group 5: Prompt 2<br />Should parents supervise what<br /> their children watch on television?<br />Main idea...
Test Drive<br />Select a prompt from Group 2 (pages 258-259) or Group 5 (page 251). <br />Write a main idea statement that...
Convincing Support<br />Who?<br />What? <br />Where?<br />When?<br />Why?<br />How?<br />
Organized Support<br />Time Order <br />Order of Importance<br />
Connected Support<br />Transitions<br />Repeat key words<br />Use transitions that refer to preceding ideas<br />
Consistent Support<br />Stick to your point<br />
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Main idea rough draft ppt

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Main idea rough draft ppt

  1. 1. Starring Now: The Main Idea<br />
  2. 2. Why do we need to have a main idea? <br />
  3. 3. Casting Call<br />Looking for main ideas that:<br />Have a clear sense of direction<br />
  4. 4. My Saturday<br />Walked the dog<br />Cleaned the house<br />Opened a large electric bill<br />Found a great clearance rack full of clothes at Kohls<br />Talk to my sister<br />Answered several emails about the car I am selling<br />SO WHAT?<br />
  5. 5. Prioritize<br />Expected and unexpected events<br />What I accomplished<br />Responsibilities that I had<br />
  6. 6. Casting Call<br />Looking for main ideas that:<br />Exhibit creativity<br />Say something meaningful<br />
  7. 7. Makeovers anyone?<br />Telling is a bad idea<br />I am going to write about my friend’s car accident<br />Just say it<br />
  8. 8. Don’t use vague words like good or bad. <br />The movie I saw last night was good.<br />Do make your main topic statements specific. <br />
  9. 9. Casting Call<br />Looking for main ideas that:<br />See a project through to completion<br />
  10. 10. Test Drive<br />Select a prompt from Group 2 (pages 258-259) or Group 5 (page 251). <br />Write a main idea statement that would anchor a paper well.<br />
  11. 11. Example<br />Group 5: Prompt 2<br />Should parents supervise what<br /> their children watch on television?<br />Main idea statement:<br />Parents should supervise what their children watch on TV because even cartoons now expose children to adult humor and themes that children are too immature to understand.<br />
  12. 12. Test Drive<br />Select a prompt from Group 2 (pages 258-259) or Group 5 (page 251). <br />Write a main idea statement that would anchor a paper well.<br />
  13. 13. Convincing Support<br />Who?<br />What? <br />Where?<br />When?<br />Why?<br />How?<br />
  14. 14. Organized Support<br />Time Order <br />Order of Importance<br />
  15. 15. Connected Support<br />Transitions<br />Repeat key words<br />Use transitions that refer to preceding ideas<br />
  16. 16. Consistent Support<br />Stick to your point<br />

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