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1 1. PLAN. Competitive Essay DESCRIBE A CHARACTER YOU CONSIDER TO BE IMPORTANT TO THE TEXT.EXPLAIN WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT.1. PLAN.
2 Write.IntroductionWhat is your text title and author? What is your topic? How are you going to answer it?Use key words from question. Below is a basic outline.Rocco by Sherryl Jordan is a book about….. One of the most important characters is ……He/She is important because ….
4 Describe ParagraphsWhat do you know about the character?What do they look like, their personal circumstances, their relationships, what they are like generally.DO NOT WRITE TOO MUCH AND START ANSWERING THE ‘EXPLAIN’ PART OF THE QUESTION!
5 Explain paragraphs need to be SEXY! Statement( about importance usually – your topic sentence)Example from the text that supports your S (preferably a quote)eXplanation of the example and how it supportsStatement.whY it is important.To the text, to you, to society, WHY?????Link the paragraphs together. See help sheet
6 Conclusion Sum up your ‘Explain’ ideas. Put in your personal opinion about the text you have read, the character or what you have learned from the text.
7 Check it! Capital letters & full stops Spelling- e.g.] Title of text, author,Frabjous language – carefully chosen and formal.SEXY Explain paragraphsEvidence in every paragraph.That it makes senseParagraphs are linkedThat it answers question – you have addressed both parts.
8 Wednesday 2.Put question at the top and your names at the bottom 1. Finish write up of essay. Proof read carefully.2.Put question at the top and your names at the bottom3. Static image write up. Complete the questions if you have not done so.4. Grammar to Go Page 51 – will help as an introduction to creative writing.5. Read. If you need to go to the library see me.6. Homework. Read.