4 IntroductionThesis:What word or idea is the key that allows the essay to stick together in your thesis.
5 Introduction Thesis - Must include author name(s) and title of story. Don’t forget to punctuate properly!
6 Introduction Using Underlining and Quotation Marks Titles and Names to UnderlineA novelA shipA playA filmA paintingA sculpture or statueA drawingA CDA TV SeriesA cartoon seriesAn encyclopediaA magazineA newspaper
7 Introduction Using Underlining and Quotation Marks Titles to Put Into “Quotation Marks”PoemShort storyA skitA commercialAn individual episode in a TV series (like "The Pen" on Seinfeld)A cartoon episode, like "Trouble With Dogs"A chapterAn articleA newspaper story
8 Make sure you capitalized correctly IntroductionThesis - Must include author names and title of story.Using Underlining and Quotation MarksMake sure you capitalized correctlyNovelLord of the Flies by William GoldingPoem“Picture of Childhood” by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
9 Introduction Minimum of three sentences 2 Define key word or idea Define 2nd key word or idea3orExpand on first word or idea1Thesis
10 IntroductionIndentCheck for spelling (Look in the readings and in the question).Capitalization – Proper Nouns (Specific)PunctuationLook for run-on sentencesDid I incorrectly add capital letters within in a word? ThoMasAre all my sentences complete sentences?
11 Transition Words LIST OF TRANSITIONAL WORDS FOR WRITING ESSAYS The following is a list of transition words to help students write more fluently and meaningful essays.Indicating similarity or addition: (26)again equally in factalso equally important in generaland for in the same fashionanother for example likewiseas for instance moreoveras if further (more) of courseas much as in addition similarlyas though in addition to toobesides in a like manner
12 Indicating dissimilarity, or contradiction (32) Transition WordsIndicating dissimilarity, or contradiction (32)although even though on the contraryand yet however on the other handanother in comparison otherwiseas if in comparison to stillaway from in place of thanbesides in spite of unfortunatelybut instead unlessby comparison less important whereasconversely neither whilediffering from nevertheless yeteven if notwithstanding
13 Indicating Chronology or Sequence: (38) Transition WordsIndicating Chronology or Sequence: (38)after first, second, etc presentlyafterward formerly provided thatas soon as hereafter secondlyat first in the beginning sinceat last in the meantime thenat length in the second place thereafterat present in the first place soonat the same time later to begin withbefore meanwhile untilduring moments later whenearlier next whilefinally now yetfirst of all once
14 Indicating priority or importance (17) Transition WordsIndicating priority or importance (17)above all further nextalso furthermore of greaterbesides in addition to of less importanceequally important in the first place provided thatfirst, second, etc more (most) important to begin withfor one reason moreover