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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 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