Learning Target Form an ICE quote based on a given topic sentence and specific quote.
ICE quote Review I = Introduce Introduce the quote by giving background information your reader needs to understand what is going on in your quote C=Cite Give credit to the author or show which character is speaking, use the exact word-for-word passage that you are using. Put quotes around the passage. Put a page number in parenthesis (1) after the quote. E=Explain Explain why that quote supports your opinion on the topic. How does that quote prove you are right?
Remember… The purpose of an ICE quote is to show your reader why your position is right. You should have stated your position in the topic sentence.
ICE quote practice On the following slide there will be a topic sentence and a passage from the story. Your job is to use the topic sentence and the passage to create an ICE quote.
Example: ICE it! Mr. White from “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs can be described in the story as practical. Passage from story: It seems to me I’ve got all I want. As found on page 91 Mr. White from “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs can be described as practical. In the story Herbert urges his father to make a wish. Mr. White is reluctant to wish and reflects, “It seems to me I’ve got all I want” (91). In other words, Mr. White feels he should wish carefully since he is content in the beginning and doesn’t want to rush into a wish.
Your turn! Topic sentence: Mr. Peters from the story, “The Third Wish” by Joan Aiken is characterized as conflicted. Passage from story: Now he understood that Leita was really a swan from the forest, and this made him very sad because when a human being marries a bird it always leads to sorrow. As found on page 104. Directions: Rewrite the topic sentence and use the passage to write an ICE quote. YOU DO NOT NEED TO FINISH THE PARAGRAPH. Just write the topic sentence and ICE your quote. So, you probably are writing only 5 sentences. Complete in Pages and send as a Word Document. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org H, Last Name, First Name, TW ICE Quote
ICE quote gallery Take one post it strip. Leave your ICE quote on your desk (Open on your iPad) quietly walk around the room) Read each Topic sentence and ICE quote and then choose one to put your stickie note on that you think stands out as well done.