Presentation on theme: "The Critical Lens (CL) Regents. Objective To interpret the quote, agree OR disagree, and cite two literary elements from “The Rocket Man” to support your."— Presentation transcript:
Objective To interpret the quote, agree OR disagree, and cite two literary elements from “The Rocket Man” to support your stance. Essay will be four paragraphs long
Intro PG SENTENCE 1: Restate the quote – [According to (name).....] SENTENCES 2 & 3: Interpret the statement – Put the quote in your own words; what does it mean? Sentence 4: Agree OR Disagree – “Conflicts in classic works of literature have proven this quote to be true/false.” Sentence 5: Thesis – In the (genre) (title), (writer’s name) uses (element 1) to show [your interpretation of the critical lens]. Likewise, (writer’s name) uses (element 2) to reveal [ your interpretation of the critical lens].
Body Paragraphs Sentence 1: Topic Sentence – use the first sentence of your thesis for paragraph 2 & the second sentence of your thesis for paragraph 3. Sentences 4-6: Analysis – Explain how the author uses an element to support your stance one the quote.
Conc. PG Sentence 1: Restate the Thesis Sentences 2-4: Wrap-up and make some concluding remarks about what was learned from the critical lens and the analysis of the above works.
Remember... Keep in 3 rd person – So don’t use 1 st (I, me, you, etc.) or 2 nd (you etc) If you think a quote is true, than your body paragraphs must help support that Consult the rubric before turning paper in