Presentation on theme: "The Great Gatsby Theme Essay You can do it!. Step 1 – Choose your topic Which theme stands out to you the most? Remember theme = Topic + Author’s opinion."— Presentation transcript:
Step 1 – Choose your topic Which theme stands out to you the most? Remember theme = Topic + Author’s opinion of the topic Tell me some theme topics that we have discussed!
Possible Thesis statements You can use my ideas or your own A thesis statement belongs where? A thesis statement must include the author’s name and the title of the novel... AND MUST SET FORTH THE PURPOSE OF YOUR PAPER – What are you proving?
Finding Proof This is your evidence to prove your point Direct quotes Paraphrased event You may already have these in your notes...I brought up some ideas in my presentations and your *hopefully* already highlighted some major ideas that relate to the theme you will discuss!
Outline Review it. This is a possible set up for your paper! Your body paragraphs should have 8 sentences – WRITE THIS DOWN! Opening/Closing should have 5 sentences!
Rough Draft/Final Draft Rough draft due Tuesday, March 12 th We will do some in-class work on Monday, March 11 th. Final draft due Friday March 15 th
Hook Help/Example Paper There is help for your hooks attached There is a good example of theme essay online...Go look!