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1 5 Paragraph Essay

2  Look at the Assignment Sheet  Look at the Rubric ◦ It’s an IB rubric ◦ You’ll be seeing more of these ◦ Any questions?

3  Was the Russian Revolution a success?  What makes a Revolution a success? ◦ 3 minutes writing on that question ◦ Do not pick your pen/pencil up – write the entire time.  Look over your writing: anything interesting?

4  Was the Russian Revolution a success? ◦ Your choice: YES or NO (or I Don’t Know) ◦ Think of three reasons WHY you believe it was/was not successful  Write those reasons in your notebook  You will explain them in your paper

5  Your thesis statement is at the end of your introduction.  It gives an outline of your paper. The Russian Revolution was successful because of [Reason A], [Reason B], and [Reason C]. The Russian Revolution was not successful because of [Reason A], [Reason B], and [Reason C].

6  Look at the reasons you wrote in your Thesis Statement.  Which sources will help you support those reasons?  You can choose 3 of the following: ◦ The Communist Manifesto ◦ The Execution of the Czar narrative ◦ Soviet Propaganda Posters ◦ Lenin, “The Dual Power” ◦ Goldman, “There Is No Communism In Russia”

7  Please explain WHY you chose the sources you did.  Example: “I chose Emma Goldman because she goes into details about the failings of the Soviet Union.”  Exit ticket = Re-write your thesis statement on the paper slip. Give it to me.  Homework = WHY did you choose your sources?

8  The Russian Revolution was successful because the workers improved their lives, Russia got a new government, and Marx’s predictions were correct. ◦ Sources:  Lenin, “The Dual Power”  “Execution of Czar” narrative  Marx, “Communist Manifesto”

9  The Russian Revolution was not successful because of the violence against innocent people, the nationalization of industry, and it went against Karl Marx’s predictions. ◦ Sources:  “Execution of the Czar” narrative  Emma Goldman, “No Communism…”  Karl Marx, “Communist Manifesto

10  The Russian Revolution was not successful because the Czar’s family was killed, the workers’ conditions did not improve, and the state power took over. ◦ Sources:  “Execution of the Czar” narrative  Emma Goldman, “There Is No Communism…”  If you do not have a thesis statement, you might want to borrow/modify one of these.

11  Thesis: The Russian Revolution was successful because the workers improved their lives… ◦ Topic Sentence: First, the Russian Revolution was successful because the workers improved their lives.  In the body paragraph, all of your examples should be from Lenin, “The Dual Power.”  All links will connect the quotes to the topic sentence.

12  Thesis: The Russian Revolution was not successful because of the violence against innocent people… ◦ Topic Sentence: First, the Russian Revolution failed because there was violence against innocent people.  All of the examples in this paragraph will be from “The Execution of the Czar”  All links are going to connect the quotes to the topic sentence.

13  Thesis: The Russian Revolution was not successful because the Czar’s family was killed… ◦ Topic Sentence: First, the Russian Revolution was not successful because the Czar’s family was killed.  All examples in this paragraph should be from “The Execution of the Czar”  All links are going to connect the quotes to the topic sentence.

14  Look at your thesis statement. You should have listed three reasons why the Russian Revolution was/was not a success.  What is your first reason? ◦ It will be the topic sentence for your first body paragraph. ◦ Please write that sentence now.  Example: “The Russian Revolution was a success because it followed Karl Marx’s predictions in the Communist Manifesto.”

15  Get out the document you’ll be using to support your Topic Sentence.  Re-read it for the quotes you’re going to use.  Put those three quotes in as examples.  Write your links, connecting your examples to your topic sentence.

16  Look at your thesis ◦ What is your second reason? ◦ It should be the topic sentence for your second body paragraph. ◦ Get out the document you’ll be using and find three quotes.  Those are your Examples.  Please do the same thing for your third body paragraph.

17  Thesis: …Russia got a new government… ◦ Topic Sentence #2: The Russian Revolution was successful because Russia got a new government.  Source: “Execution of the Czar”  Thesis: …the nationalization of industry… ◦ Topic Sentence #2: The Russian Revolution failed because industry was nationalized.  Source: Goldman, “There Is No Communism in Russia”  Thesis: …the workers’ conditions did not improve… ◦ Topic Sentence #2: The Russian Revolution did not succeed because the workers’ conditions did not improve.  Source: Goldman, “There Is No Communism in Russia”

18  Thesis: …Marx’s predictions were correct. ◦ Topic Sentence #2: The Russian Revolution was successful because Marx’s predictions were correct.  Source: “Communist Manifesto”  Thesis: … it went against Karl Marx’s predictions ◦ Topic Sentence #2: The Russian Revolution failed because it went against Karl Marx’s predictions  Source: Goldman, “Communist Manifesto”  Thesis: … the state power took over. ◦ Topic Sentence #2: The Russian Revolution did not succeed because the the state power took over.  Source: Goldman, “There Is No Communism in Russia”

19 1 st Period Blanca Jesse Jessica Diane Enrique Samuel Hilario 2 nd Period Diego Cynthia Dulce Rudy 4 th Period Kristina Francisco Nanieya 6 th Period Lizet Giselle G. Alyssa Cynthia Ivan 7 th Period Abigail Erik Mauricio Leonardo Dulce These students can help you out while my voice is gone or when there’s a sub. Please ask one of them first before talking to me.

20  Your conclusion needs to describe a cause of the Russian Revolution. You could… ◦ Describe the living conditions of the peasants. ◦ Describe the workers’ lives. ◦ Describe the incompetence of the Czar  Connect this cause to the Russian Revolution  You must end your introduction with your thesis statement.

21 Address an Opposing Argument (more difficult) Explain why it matters today (easier)  Why would someone take the opposite position than you?  What evidence would they use? ◦ You should quote it!  Why are they wrong? ◦ You could quote more evidence here!  Why should anyone care about this?  You might want to think about: ◦ Class struggle ◦ Revolutionary movements today ◦ People who want change


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