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Mr. Gurian Osceola Middle School
Objective §Students will write persuasive, expository, and narrative pieces containing the five parts of the hamburger model. Beginning First focused idea Second focused idea Third focused idea Ending
Start with a GRABBER A grabber is a curiosity-stirring sentence to catch our attention at the beginning and make us want to read the rest of the story. TOP BUN = INTRODUCTION Mystery Statement: I was eleven when I found the magic key… Shocking Statement: Ill never forget the day my tongue turned… Humorous Statement: I didnt mean to drive my teacher crazy… Onomatopoeia: Crash! I knew I was in trouble as soon as I heard… Dialogue: Why are you eating a tarantula? my little sister asked. Rhetorical Question: Dont you think every boy or girl deserves… ?
3 PATTIES = FOCUS POINTS Main body of your paper Expository or Persuasive: Three paragraphs to explain more or Narrative: Three paragraphs to move you through the adventure Patty #1 = first focus point Patty #2 = second focus point Patty #3 = third focus point
First PATTY with EXTRAS Details with supporting ideas Each paragraph is a SUPER BURGER: §Start with a great transition word… §Add your main idea with lots of details §Add mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, tomatoes, pickles, etc. (a mini-movie, dialogue, similes, emotional feelings, sensory details, §Each patty does not require the same number of extras, but needs to include lots of elaboration for the meat.
Second PATTY with EXTRAS Tell the reader MORE Build a 2 nd SUPER BURGER §Topic Sentence with transitional phrase §Detail Sentences (Support with reasons, examples, and vivid details) §Add mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, tomatoes, pickles, etc. to add pizzazz §Use sizzling vocabulary…
Third PATTY with EXTRAS Paint a picture with your words. Build a 3 rd SUPER BURGER Show, Dont Tell – Describe something for your reader instead of telling them something. Example: §The boy was very frightened. §The boy screeched in terror and threw his hands up to protect himself. Even though his legs felt like they had turned to jelly, he jumped to his feet and tried to get out of the monsters reach.
Conclude with a Takeaway Ending A takeaway ending is one or two sentences that tell the reader what the main character learned, or how his life has changed. BOTTOM BUN = Conclusion Never Forget: Ill never forget this place as long as I live… Be careful: My close call with a giant alligator taught me… Now I know: I learned my lesson. Ill never drive my teacher crazy… Onomatopoeia: Crash! This cant be happening again, I thought as I ran out of the park. This time I wouldnt be crazy enough to… Dialogue: My life will never be the same! I thought as I snuggled with my brown-eyed puppy and thought about grandpa. Answer the Rhetorical Question: I hope youll agree…
Now lets get writing a juicy delicious triple hamburger essay!!