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1. To practice writing Question 3 of the AP exam in a timed setting. 2. To show mastery of writing a thematic statement. 3. The show understanding of and insight into the novella Chronicle of a Death Foretold.
Address all parts of the prompt in the intro. Specifically state the meaning of the work. Provide plenty of text evidence to prove your thesis. Write in 3 rd person. No 1 st (I, me) or 2 nd (you). Do not say “the reader”. Write about literature in present tense. (Santiago is unaware of his fate.) State the author’s full name and the book’s title in your intro. (Book titles are underlined; call him “Marquez” after 1 st time.) You may use your notes and the character list
You DO NOT have to use these formulas! This is a story about ________ and how _____________. By looking at _____, it is clear that _____, which is important because ______.
2 Purposes: 1. Links to thesis. It develops one major point in support of the thesis; it is a smaller topic which directly relates to the thesis. 2. Introduces the subject of the paragraph. It states the dominating idea that the paragraph will develop. Example: Thesis: In The Metamorphosis, Gregor’s death demonstrates that one person’s change cannot help but affect those around him. Topic Sentence: Gregor’s passing is a closing for the man himself, but it also serves as a catalyst for a new beginning for his family.