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1 Paragraph My trip to Las Vegas! Topic Sentence Detail Sentences Concluding Sentence

2 My trip to Las Vegas was the best trip I ever took! I went to Las Vegas with a bunch of my friends in May of 2010. We flew there after work one day, and getting there took forever! After we got settled, we started to check out our hotel and the sights around us. There were so many fun things to do! My trip to Las Vegas was an amazing experience in my life!

3 Essay Graphic Organizer Step 1: - Prewriting Outline My trip to Las Vegas!

4 My Trip to Las Vegas Booked flight and hotel with my sister and all of our friends! Sister had to cancel her trip because she was having a baby! Packed my suitcase, met friends at the airport, left for our trip! Long plane ride, left my phone on the plane, shuttle took forever! hotel, restaurants, casino, pool Carnival, shows, and attractions Dinners! Shopping! Step 1a:

5 Step 1b: Introduction: Body: Conclusion: Booking My Trip reserving hotel booking flight, sister had to cancel, sad because she will miss the fun! Leaving for Las Vegas packing Long flight and shuttle to hotel Enjoying Las Vegas attractions Hotel, reatsurants, pool Dinners and shopping!

6 Essay 1. Body Step 2: - Drafting My trip to Las Vegas! 2. Introduction 3. Conclusion

7 Introduction: Body: Booking our trip to Las Vegas was awesome! All of my friends, my sister, and I were so excited to be going on a vacation together. First we made reservations at the Mirage Hotel. Then, we booked our flights through Southwest Airlines. Just as we started To build our excitement for the trip, my sister found out she was having a baby, and had to Cancel. We felt bad that she was going to miss out on all the fun, but we couldn’t help being excited for ourselves. We were even more thrilled when our departure day finally arrived! When the day came to leave for Las Vegas, we could hardly wait! My friends and I met at the airport after work one day, and we immediately boarded our airplane to leave. It seemed like The longest airplane ride ever because we couldn’t wait to get there! Once we did finally arrive, We boarded a shuttle that would take us to our hotel. Once I was on the shuttle, I realized I Left my cell phone on the airplane! When we arrived at our hotel, unpacked, and settled in, we decided to venture out to see all the wonderful things there was to do in Las Vegas! Las Vegas has an endless amount of activities and sights to see! Our hotel alone had four Restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool with waterfalls and two outdoor restaurants, a huge Casino, and tons of shopping! We also visited other hotels to see attractions like New York, New York to see their rooftop rollercoaster, and also MGM to see Sigmund and Roy’s white tigers. Shopping at the Bellagio and Ceasar’s Palace was extraordinary, and dinners were indescribable. I Felt so lucky to have been able to visit Las Vegas! Conclusion:

8 Introduction: Body: Booking our trip to Las Vegas was awesome! All of my friends, my sister, and I were so excited to be going on a vacation together. First we made reservations at the Mirage Hotel. Then, we booked our flights through Southwest Airlines. Just as we started To build our excitement for the trip, my sister found out she was having a baby, and had to Cancel. We felt bad that she was going to miss out on all the fun, but we couldn’t help being excited for ourselves. We were even more thrilled when our departure day finally arrived! When the day came to leave for Las Vegas, we could hardly wait! My friends and I met at the airport after work one day, and we immediately boarded our airplane to leave. It seemed like The longest airplane ride ever because we couldn’t wait to get there! Once we did finally arrive, We boarded a shuttle that would take us to our hotel. Once I was on the shuttle, I realized I Left my cell phone on the airplane! When we arrived at our hotel, unpacked, and settled in, we decided to venture out to see all the wonderful things there was to do in Las Vegas! Las Vegas has an endless amount of activities and sights to see! Our hotel alone had four Restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool with waterfalls and two outdoor restaurants, a huge Casino, and tons of shopping! We also visited other hotels to see attractions like New York, New York to see their rooftop rollercoaster, and also MGM to see Sigmund and Roy’s white tigers. Shopping at the Bellagio and Ceasar’s Palace was extraordinary, and dinners were indescribable. I Felt so lucky to have been able to visit Las Vegas! Conclusion: Introductory Sentence – Big Idea! Thesis Statement – Mentions the names of your body paragraphs. Concluding Sentence – Wraps it up and leads in to first body paragraph.

9 Introduction: Body: Booking our trip to Las Vegas was awesome! All of my friends, my sister, and I were so excited to be going on a vacation together. First we made reservations at the Mirage Hotel. Then, we booked our flights through Southwest Airlines. Just as we started To build our excitement for the trip, my sister found out she was having a baby, and had to Cancel. We felt bad that she was going to miss out on all the fun, but we couldn’t help being excited for ourselves. We were even more thrilled when our departure day finally arrived! When the day came to leave for Las Vegas, we could hardly wait! My friends and I met at the airport after work one day, and we immediately boarded our airplane to leave. It seemed like The longest airplane ride ever because we couldn’t wait to get there! Once we did finally arrive, We boarded a shuttle that would take us to our hotel. Once I was on the shuttle, I realized I Left my cell phone on the airplane! When we arrived at our hotel, unpacked, and settled in, we decided to venture out to see all the wonderful things there was to do in Las Vegas! Las Vegas has an endless amount of activities and sights to see! Our hotel alone had four Restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool with waterfalls and two outdoor restaurants, a huge Casino, and tons of shopping! We also visited other hotels to see attractions like New York, New York to see their rooftop rollercoaster, and also MGM to see Sigmund and Roy’s white tigers. Shopping at the Bellagio and Ceasar’s Palace was extraordinary, and dinners were indescribable. I Felt so lucky to have been able to visit Las Vegas! Conclusion: Last Spring, I went to Las Vegas, Nevada. I had a blast! So many things made my trip memorable including booking my trip, my traveling experience, and also all the wonderful things we did while we were there. My vacation to Las Vegas is one I will never forget, especially because of how it all began!

10 Introduction: Body: Booking our trip to Las Vegas was awesome! All of my friends, my sister, and I were so excited to be going on a vacation together. First we made reservations at the Mirage Hotel. Then, we booked our flights through Southwest Airlines. Just as we started to build our excitement for the trip, my sister found out she was having a baby, and had to cancel. We felt bad that she was going to miss out on all the fun, but we couldn’t help beingexcited for ourselves. We were even more thrilled when our departure day finally arrived! When the day came to leave for Las Vegas, we could hardly wait! My friends and I met at the airport after work one day, and we immediately boarded our airplane to leave. It seemed like the longest airplane ride ever because we couldn’t wait to get there! Once we did finally arrive, we boarded a shuttle that would take us to our hotel. Once I was on the shuttle, I realized I left my cell phone on the airplane! When we arrived at our hotel, unpacked, and settled in, we decided to venture out to see all the wonderful things there was to do in Las Vegas! Las Vegas has an endless amount of activities and sights to see! Our hotel alone had four Restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool with waterfalls and two outdoor restaurants, a huge casino, and tons of shopping! We also visited other hotels to see attractions like New York, New York to see their rooftop rollercoaster, and also MGM to see Sigmund and Roy’s white tigers. Shopping at the Bellagio and Ceasar’s Palace was extraordinary, and dinners were indescribable. I Felt so lucky to have been able to visit Las Vegas! Conclusion: Last Spring, I went to Las Vegas, Nevada. I had a blast! So many things made my trip memorable including booking my trip, my traveling experience, and also all the wonderful things we did while we were there. My vacation to Las Vegas is one I will never forget, especially because of how it all began! Read through intro and body. Restate intro and wrap it up!...NO DETAILS!

11 Introduction: Body: Booking our trip to Las Vegas was awesome! All of my friends, my sister, and I were so excited to be going on a vacation together. First we made reservations at the Mirage Hotel. Then, we booked our flights through Southwest Airlines. Just as we started to build our excitement for the trip, my sister found out she was having a baby, and had to cancel. We felt bad that she was going to miss out on all the fun, but we couldn’t help being excited for ourselves. We were even more thrilled when our departure day finally arrived! When the day came to leave for Las Vegas, we could hardly wait! My friends and I met at the airport after work one day, and we immediately boarded our airplane to leave. It seemed like the longest airplane ride ever because we couldn’t wait to get there! Once we did finally arrive, we boarded a shuttle that would take us to our hotel. Once I was on the shuttle, I realized I left my cell phone on the airplane! When we arrived at our hotel, unpacked, and settled in, we decided to venture out to see all the wonderful things there was to do in Las Vegas! Las Vegas has an endless amount of activities and sights to see! Our hotel alone had four Restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool with waterfalls and two outdoor restaurants, a huge casino, and tons of shopping! We also visited other hotels to see attractions like New York, New York to see their rooftop rollercoaster, and also MGM to see Sigmund and Roy’s white tigers. Shopping at the Bellagio and Ceasar’s Palace was extraordinary, and dinners were indescribable. I Felt so lucky to have been able to visit Las Vegas! Conclusion: Last Spring, I went to Las Vegas, Nevada. I had a blast! So many things made my trip memorable including booking my trip, my traveling experience, and also all the wonderful things we did while we were there. My vacation to Las Vegas is one I will never forget, especially because of how it all began! Taking a trip to Las Vegas with all of my friends is a trip I will never forget! Planning our trip, experiencing the travels to get there, and enjoying the different attractions are all a part of the memory we made together! I hope to go back to Las Vegas again some day!

12 Essay 1. Read it over! Step 3: - Revising My trip to Las Vegas! 2. Read it over! 3. Read it over! 4. Change sentences that sound “funny”. 5. Change words that sound “elementary”.

13 Essay 1. S.C.O.P.E Step 4: - Editing My trip to Las Vegas! 2. Page 3 in your handbook. 3. Use Scoring Rubric as a checklist.Scoring Rubric

14 Essay 1. Heading Step 5: - Publishing My trip to Las Vegas! 2. Blue or black ink only!

15 Last Spring, I went to Las Vegas, Nevada. I had a blast! So many things made my trip memorable including booking my trip, my traveling experience, and also all the wonderful things we did while we were there. My vacation to Las Vegas is one I will never forget, especially because of how it all began! Booking our trip to Las Vegas was awesome! All of my friends, my sister, and I were so excited to be going on a vacation together. First we made reservations at the Mirage Hotel. Then, we booked our flights through Southwest Airlines. Just as we started to build our excitement for the trip, my sister found out she was having a baby and had to cancel. We felt bad that she was going to miss out on all the fun, but we couldn’t help being excited for ourselves. We were even more thrilled when our departure day finally arrived! When the day came to leave for Las Vegas, we could hardly wait! My friends and I met at the airport after work one day, and we immediately boarded our airplane to leave. It seemed like the longest airplane ride ever because we couldn’t wait to get there! Once we did finally arrive, we boarded a shuttle that would take us to our hotel. Once I was on the shuttle, I realized I left my cell phone on the airplane! When we finally arrived at our hotel, unpacked, and settled in, we decided to venture out to see all the wonderful things there was to do in Las Vegas! Las Vegas has an endless amount of activities and sights to see! Our hotel alone had four restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool with waterfalls and two outdoor restaurants, a huge casino, and tons of shopping! We also visited other hotels to see attractions like New York, New York to see their rooftop rollercoaster, and also MGM to see Sigmund and Roy’s white tigers. Shopping at the Bellagio and Ceasar’s Palace was extraordinary, and dinners were indescribable. I felt so lucky to have been able to visit Las Vegas! Taking a trip to Las Vegas with all of my friends is a trip I will never forget! Planning our trip, experiencing the travels to get there, and enjoying the different attractions are all a part of the memory we made together! I hope to go back to Las Vegas again some day!

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