Presentation on theme: "Priscilla and the Wimps"— Presentation transcript:
1 Priscilla and the Wimps The short story “Priscilla and the Wimps” is filled with interesting characters: some good, some not so good!
2 Character AnalysisFor this assignment, you will write a three paragraph essay that includes an introduction and a conclusion.The body paragraph must have two “chunks”, meaning it must contain 2 concrete details and 4 commentary sentences, as well as a topic sentence and a concluding sentence.Your body paragraph must contain one direct quote and one paraphrase for the concrete details in proper MLA format.
3 Priscilla and the Wimps Thesis statement:subject + opinionEx: The character,_______ (subject), is a ________ person (opinion).(This is just a preliminary thesis--you can reword it when we begin writing the rough draft)
4 Introduction Hook (no questions!) Connect to story: give title, author and brief summary (2-3 sentences)Thesis statement
5 Conclusion Reconnect to hook Restate thesis Offer final thought: What can we learn? What does the author want us to take away from the story?