Presentation on theme: "DEFINITION ESSAY You can use these strategies of definition to write a well organized and supported essay."— Presentation transcript:
1 DEFINITION ESSAYYou can use these strategies of definition to write a well organized and supported essay.
2 FUNCTIONThis strategy helps the reader understand how the concept (idea) functions or operates in the real world. It may be what the idea does or it’s intended use. It is usually the action or “verb” aspect of the idea.
3 FUNCTION STRATEGYCARTRANSPORATIONFAST TRAVELSHELTERA/C
4 FUNCTION STRATEGY FRIEND PROVIDES COMPANIONSHIP IS CARING AND KIND MAKES YOU HAPPYPROVIDES ADVICE OR GUIDANCE
5 EXAMPLE STRATEGYThis strategy helps the reader understand your definition by providing concrete examples from fiction or non–fiction. Often times support can come from text.
10 NEGATION STRATEGY FRIEND LIAR BULLY SOMEONE WHO INTENTIONALLY HURTS YOUSOMEONE WHO CANNOT BE T RUSTEDSOMEONE WHO MAKES FUN OF YOU
11 NOW IT’S YOUR TURNUSING THE 3 STRATEGIES OF FUNCTION , EXAMPLE AND NEGATION ,WRITE A FULL RESPONSE TO ANSWER THE QUESTION,“WHAT IS A HERO?”
12 How to organize your essay 1st paragraph: Intro with thesis statement. Thesis statement answers the question:What defines a hero (to me)Thesis statement: The controlling idea of your essay.Include the 3 points you will make in your essay.
13 2nd paragraph: Use the Function strategy of defining 3rd paragraph: Use the Example strategy4th paragraph: Use the Negation strategy5th paragraph: Conclusion
14 Label the paragraphs:F for FunctionE for ExampleN for Negation
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