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JUNIORS MIDTERM ESSAY PREP. Swbat practice the COAT strategy for writing a critical lens essay DO NOW NOTES: On your notes page, fill-in the acronym COPY.

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1 JUNIORS MIDTERM ESSAY PREP

2 Swbat practice the COAT strategy for writing a critical lens essay DO NOW NOTES: On your notes page, fill-in the acronym COPY DOWN THE QUOTE OWN WORDS: Put the meaning of the quote in your own words AGREE/DISAGREE: You have to state whether or not you agree or disagree with the quote and why THESIS: Tie the meaning of the quote to 2 texts stating how they are connected to one another.

3 WEEK AHEAD SCHEDULE Wednesday: We are working on Task 26 and Task 27 strategies Thursday-Friday: Critical Lens Essay Testyou have to use The Crucible MS. R HOW DO I STUDY? GREAT QUESTION!!!! Read over your notes sheet from today based on the PowerPoint. Memorize the strategies and tips!

4 In a critical lens essay. Quote Interpretation TEXTS (2) Plays, Short Stories, books Analysis via literary element Characterization, setting, etc.

5 THE STRUCTURE OF THE ESSAY FIRST PARAGRAPH: USE C-O-A-T STRATEGY SECOND PARAGRAPH: MENTION ONE OF THE TEXTS THIRD PARAGRAPH: MENTION THE OTHER TEXT FOURTH PARAGRAPH: CONCLUSION

6 In the body paragraphs… You need to connect the meaning, your interpretation of the critical lens quote, to the text. BUT You cannot just use plot summary!!!!! You will receive a 50 on the essay. The Regents rubric is clearplot summary = 3/6 You need a vehicle a lens through which to sort out the information. Does the quote make you think of a character, a setting, a theme?

7 In the body paragraphs… Your first sentence (topic sentence) sets up that connection. So, if this is the quote, I have followed the COAT strategy for the introduction paragraph, but now I need to make a connection in my body paragraph Circumstances are beyond the control of man; but his conduct is in his own power. Body 1 In The Crucible, the setting took place during the Salem Witch Trials, which proved …

8 ANALYZE EXAMPLE Read over the example essay that I handed out. Mark up the introduction to see how they used the COAT strategy Underline the literary elements mentioned in the body paragraphs.

9 Working on your own with your packet Practice using the COAT strategy Outline an example of a body paragraph.

10 Review and Share Lets review and share some examples


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