Intro to writing

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Intro to writing

  1. 1. Introduction to EssayParagraphs, essay planning, general structure
  2. 2. Task sheet – 5 mins• Read task sheet.• Highlight things that need explaining.• Due date – Tuesday week 10• Lesson plans
  3. 3. What is a paragraph? – 5 mins• A paragraph is a section of writing.• It should contain one topic, talk about one thing.• In groups, look at the handout. Mark where you think a new paragraph should begin.• Feedback
  4. 4. Check learning – 10 mins• http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/sp elling_grammar/paragraphs/play/
  5. 5. How many paragraphs?IntroductionMain 1Main 2Main 3ConclusionYou should be looking for at least 5 paragraphsfor your essay.
  6. 6. Introduction• This is where you say what you are going to talk about. You DO NOT tell the story.“In my essay I am going to show that, despitemany unlikeable or frustrating things,Christopher is a likeable character. I will lookat…..”
  7. 7. Conclusion• Sum up what you have talked about.• How have you proven your idea?• Leave the reader with a question.• A good last sentence leaves your reader with something to think about.
  8. 8. Brain Storm – 10 mins• Christopher is a likeable character – why?
  9. 9. Plenary• If you were the teacher – what would you plan for next lesson.

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