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Do Now: Get into your writing groups. Write your thesis sentence on a separate piece of paper. HW REMINDERS: -QUOTE WORKSHEET FOR INDEP. READING PROJECT DUE ON MONDAY -GATSBY CHAPTERS 3 AND 4 DUE ON TUESDAY AND CASTLE LEARNING DUE ON TUESDAY IN-CLASS ESSAY TUESDAY GATSBY QUIZ WEDNESDAY AND DISCUSSION OF CHAPTERS 1-4
IT IS THE FIRST SENTENCE OF YOUR BODY PARAGRAPHS IN YOUR ESSAY. IT IS THE FIRST SENTENCE OF ANY PARAGRAPH WHERE YOU ARE STICKING TO THE SAME IDEA.
WRITE DOWN YOUR THESIS STATEMENT. EXAMPLE: The American Dream exists because every person has the opportunity to get an education, work, and become a success. THINK OF THE “SUBTOPICS” THAT EXIST IN YOUR THESIS STATEMENT. Body 1: Education Body 2: Work Body 3: Success ***LOOK AT YOUR THESIS STATEMENT RIGHT NOW AND DO WHAT I JUST DID!
BODY 1 (MAJOR IDEA = EDUCATION) In America, every person regardless of citizenship is allowed access to a free and public education. OR In “The Right to Fail,” the author states that higher education exists in our country for all to access. WHICH ONE IS STRONGER? WHICH ONE ACTS AS MORE OF AN OVERVIEW
ON YOUR DO NOW SHEET, TAKE 3 MINUTES TO WRITE DOWN THE THREE “SUBTOPICS” UNDER YOUR THESIS. ALSO, WRITE THEM DOWN IN YOUR PACKET. YOU ARE GOING TO HAND THE LOOSELEAF PAPER INTO ME. CONTINUE BUILDING THE SUPPORTING DETAILS FOR YOUR BODY PARAGRAHS—NOW YOU HAVE THE OUTLINE TO BUILD YOUR TOPIC SENTENCES AND THE REST OF YOUR ESSAY
THINK OF YOUR ESSAY AS A HOUSE. THE FOUNDATION IS THE THESIS STATEMENT. THE LAYERS ON TOP ARE YOUR BODY PARAGRAPHS. IF YOU BUILD IT CORRECTLY, THE ROOF (YOUR CONCLUSION) WILL MAKE IT FEEL COZY, WARM, AND UNIFIED. THESIS BODY CONCLUSION