Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Lesson Summary (11th March '14)

Essay Structure

Introductory Paragraph
- Hook
   - Famous Quotes from a Famous person
   - Questions
   - Declarative
   - Historical Review
   - Anecdotal (Little Story)
   - Surprising Statement
- Lead in
- Thesis Statement

2nd Paragraph
-Topic Sentence
- Example/ Elaboration
- Evidence/ Explanation
- Link -> Thesis statement

3rd Paragraph
-Topic Sentence
- Example/ Elaboration
- Evidence/ Explanation
- Link -> Thesis statement

4th Paragraph
-Topic Sentence
- Example/ Elaboration
- Evidence/ Explanation
- Link -> Thesis statement

Last Paragraph (Conclusion)
- Restate Thesis Statement
- Summarise 3 points
- State your stand, Question the reader, Suggestion/ Recommendation

Why is the Thesis Statement important ?
It is like a guide for the reader, informing them what the essay is about.

Use these words in your thesis statement:
- Because
- Since
- So
- Although
- Unless

Visual Text Comprehension Slides 

Homework : Complete the essay
                     Log into Scholastic and complete the 2nd worksheet.

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