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3 3 11 Paragraph Intro


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3 3 11 Paragraph Intro

  1. 1. 3-3-11 Expository Paragraph
  2. 2. Why is it called a 3-3-11 Paragraph? <ul><li>Thesis statement has THREE parts </li></ul><ul><li>Each part is discussed in about THREE fact sentences </li></ul><ul><li>With a clincher, the paragraph has about ELEVEN sentences </li></ul>
  3. 3. Jekyll Island Expository Paragraph 3-3-11
  4. 4. Thesis Statement Jekyll Island, Georgia, has had many visitors over the years including the Europeans , the elite , and tourists .
  5. 5. First Fact <ul><ul><li>Many years ago the Europeans ran the exploring Spanish off this island paradise and called the island Jekyll Island after Sir Joseph Jekyll, a British loyalist. Sir Jekyll was a friend of Oglethorpe, who founded Jekyll Island. After winning Jekyll Island, the British set up a fort. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3+ sentences about the Europeans (with a time transition at beginning) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Second Fact <ul><ul><li>Decades later the elite moved in. A Mr. Horton owned the island and had a plantation on it. He sold the island to a group of northerners, which included people such as Goodyear, Crane, Macy, Pulitzer, and Brown. It became a vacation getaway for the rich and famous as they built a mansion clubhouse and numerous cottages. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3+ sentences about the elite (with a time transition at the beginning) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Third Fact <ul><ul><li>Finally after World War II , the state of Georgia bought Jekyll Island. A bridge was built and now the island was opened to the public. Today tourists are able to stay in the cottages, play golf and putt-putt, swim, ride bikes and horses, or just relax. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3+ sentences about the tourists (with a time transition at beginning) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Clincher <ul><ul><li>As visitors to this island today can see , everyone who has come to Jekyll over the years has enjoyed and appreciated its soothing, relaxing beauty. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1+ sentence, beginning with a summation phrase to indicate conclusion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>clincher does not repeat topic sentence but refers to it with words like “everyone” and “over the years” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>answers the question “What did they all have in common?” </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. “ The Tyger” 3-3-11 paragraph
  10. 10. “ The Tyger” Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry? In what distant deeps or skies Burnt the fire of thine eyes? On what wings dare he aspire? What the hand dare seize the fire? And what shoulder, & what art, Could twist the sinews of thy heart? And when thy heart began to beat, What dread hand? & what dread feet? (cont)
  11. 11. <ul><li>What the hammer? what the chain? </li></ul><ul><li>In what furnace was thy brain? </li></ul><ul><li>What the anvil? What dread grasp </li></ul><ul><li>Dare its deadly terrors clasp? </li></ul><ul><li>When the stars threw down their spears, </li></ul><ul><li>And water’d heaven with their tears, </li></ul><ul><li>Did he smile his work to see? </li></ul><ul><li>Did he who made the Lamb make thee? </li></ul><ul><li>Tyger! Tyger! Burning bright </li></ul><ul><li>In the forests of the night, </li></ul><ul><li>What immortal hand or eye, </li></ul><ul><li>Dare frame thy fearful symmetry? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thesis Statement <ul><li>In the poem “The Tyger,” by William Blake, apostrophe, alliteration, and metaphor create a chilling image of this fearsome creature. </li></ul>
  13. 13. First Fact <ul><li>Apostrophe is a figure of speech that… </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tyger, tyger, burning bright” begins Blake’s poem. </li></ul><ul><li>This creates the image of…because... </li></ul>
  14. 14. Second Fact <ul><li>Alliteration is a figure of speech that… </li></ul><ul><li>Blakes uses this pattern in the same line, “Tyger, tyger, burning bright.” </li></ul><ul><li>This repetition creates the image of…because... </li></ul>
  15. 15. Third Fact <ul><li>Metaphor is a figure of speech that… </li></ul><ul><li>When Blake describes the tyger as “burning bright,” he…. </li></ul><ul><li>This creates the image of…because... </li></ul>
  16. 16. Clincher <ul><li>In conclusion, one can see that the combination of apostrophe, alliteration, and metaphor to describe Blake’s tyger leaves the reader with…. </li></ul>