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1 Analyzing a Theme From Write Source pages From Write Source pages

2 Goals Explain the lesson or main idea of a story Theme is a statement about life Explain the lesson or main idea of a story Theme is a statement about life

3 6 Steps in Short Ideas Focus statement must explain your idea of the theme. It must have selected details to support your main idea.Ideas Focus statement must explain your idea of the theme. It must have selected details to support your main idea.

4 6 Steps in Short Organization Opening that includes theme, book’s title and author Close with theme’s importance/ main ideaOrganization Opening that includes theme, book’s title and author Close with theme’s importance/ main idea

5 6 Steps in Short Voice Writing sounds natural Creates a mood appropriate to the bookVoice Writing sounds natural Creates a mood appropriate to the book

6 6 Steps in Short Word Choice Literary terms and words so that the reader can understand and relate to your writing. Word Choice Literary terms and words so that the reader can understand and relate to your writing.

7 6 Steps in Short Sentence Fluency Write Sentences that flow smoothly. Sentence Fluency Write Sentences that flow smoothly.

8 6 Steps in Short Conventions Correct grammar, capitalization, spelling and punctuation.Conventions

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10 Keys to Effective Prewriting 1.Select an interesting book that you RECENTLY read. 2.Identify the main theme 3.Find key stages of development 4.Write a clear main idea 5.Decide of order for your information of middle paragraphs (at least 3) 6.Write topic sentence for EACH middle paragraph. 1.Select an interesting book that you RECENTLY read. 2.Identify the main theme 3.Find key stages of development 4.Write a clear main idea 5.Decide of order for your information of middle paragraphs (at least 3) 6.Write topic sentence for EACH middle paragraph.

11 Selecting a Topic Which book will you choose to write about? Think about the lesson learned. Where to look? Look at the title Statements about life Lessons the characters learn Which book will you choose to write about? Think about the lesson learned. Where to look? Look at the title Statements about life Lessons the characters learn


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