Presentation on theme: "WELCOME TO THE 5 PARAGRAPH ESSAY"— Presentation transcript:
1 WELCOME TO THE 5 PARAGRAPH ESSAY AND YOU ARE THEMASTER
2 INTRODUCTION MOTIVATOR THESIS BLUEPRINT A broad general statement about topic of essayTHESISState author & titleSay what essay is aboutBLUEPRINTList major points in essay
3 BODY PARAGRAPHS Topic Sentence Detail #1 Detail #2 Detail #3 Concluding SentenceIn each paragraph you should have 1 quote from the test and/or 1 example in your own words
4 CONCLUSION Thesis Blueprint Motivator/Comment Leave out title Use author’s last nameBlueprintKeep the sameMotivator/CommentShow how topic relates to end of pieceMy begin with: By the end of the novel…Use NEW words if possible!Begin this paragraph with In conclusion,
5 TRANSITIONS/TRIGGER WORDS (Top row is to start each paragraph and bottom row is to start each point) To begin,Next,Last,First,Second,Third,
6 TRANSITIONS/TRIGGER WORDS To introduce a quote begin with For example,For example, the author states: “I never knew what the sun looked like” (300).After the quote you need to have a sentence that relates the quote to what you are discussing. Begin with This shows thatThis shows that the author never had the chance to go outside when she was growing up.
7 TRANSITIONS/TR IGGER WORDS In other words,In summary,To summarize,In brief,To finalize,In conclusion,(save for the conclusion paragraph)
8 INTRODUCTIONAuthors use themes in their novels. A theme is the main idea of the story and usually there is more than one. In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, one of his themes is loneliness. The main characters George and Lennie are lonely because they have no family, they do not settle in one place, but they do have one another.
9 CONCLUSIONIn conclusion, Steinbeck’s main theme is loneliness. The main characters George and Lennie are lonely because they have no family, they do not settle in one place, but they do have one another. This theme runs throughout the entire novel; and after Lennie’s death, George is more alone that ever.