• Steps for an essay
    sentence (answers so what?) 6. Conclusion ● Reinforce thesis ● Synthesis clincher sentences ● Addresses the question So What? [assigns importance] ● Exit sentence – explains what the topics leads into next (puts essay in historical perspective) 7. Proofread1. Read and analyze the question...
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  • Authors Purpose
     There were several glows in my essay such as my thesis statement, English skills, and my clincher sentence. My thesis statement was a glow for my essay because in the comments on TurnItIN it stated “Very clear thesis.” This shows I have improved from my last Mel-con paragraph. I had included...
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  • Catcher and the Rye
    The Catcher in the Rye 5 Paragraph Essay Directions: Write a five paragraph essay on one of the following topics. Provide specific examples from the text and quotes that are relevant and effectively explained to prove your point. Select ONE of the following topics: 1) Holden Caulfield is...
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  • Essay
    Character Analysis Essay Outline I. Introduction a. Grabber: Use a quote, anecdote, interesting fact, etc. to hook the reader’s attention. b. Transition: After grabbing the reader’s attention, transition to the point of your essay (thesis statement). Use this space to provide...
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  • Formal Essay Outline
    Formal Essay Outline Literary Analysis * Rough Times I. Introduction A. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from their point of view.” To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, is about two boys named Jem and Dill. Jem lives with his father Atticus Finch...
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  • “I” essay
    “I” essay We all had those days that everything goes wrong. Those days that is full of embarrassing moments. Sadly for me, that is everyday. Embarrassing moments happen to me everywhere I go. But they happen the most in public. For example, in (1) Disney and at (2) restaurants. This...
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  • File
    Writing the Persuasive Essay What is a persuasive/argument essay? In persuasive writing, a writer takes a position FOR or AGAINST an issue and writes to convince the reader to believe or do something Persuasive writing, also known as the argument essay, utilizes logic and reason to show that one...
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  • Hard Boy
    Sample Essay: Batman v. Superman The essay below follows the example we discussed in class. Each of the pieces has been labeled with the example behind it. You can read each piece individually or the essay as a whole to see how everything fits together to create a quality persuasive essay. (Hook...
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  • Elizabeth Bishop
    Personal Response to Texts Essay Format English Language Arts In a personal response to text essay the writer may choose to keep the format of the essay critical, in which the pieces of literature presented are analyzed. The writer will also relate their own experience as it relates to the material...
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  • Compare/Contrast Writing Guide
    clincher is the last sentence of the conclusion paragraph and your whole essay. It should be a call to action, but it should not be something you brought up already in your essay. Reword Thesis/Issue Statement...
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  • uhm yeah
    Literary Analysis Essay The following thematic topics all combine in unique ways as we formulate our individual analyses of The Great Gatsby. Your goal is to choose an angle for a thesis statement that will address a narrow aspect of the novel. Keep in mind that the topic is your choice, and...
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  • TKMB
    CONNECTIONS MEAN VERY LITTLE!! Build in the links as you go. d. CLINCHER: Sum up your paragraph’s point/argument as it relates to the controlling idea of your essay. Remind your reader about the point you have made in your paragraph. In addition, attempt to also create a transition into your next...
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  • Outline Sample
    o (start with a working thesis that prepares reader for focus of essay; perfect it later) II) BODY PARAGRAPH about * Topic Sentence: * Intro Quote: * Provide Quote: * ANALYZE QUOTE: * Transition from one support to next: * Introduce Quote: * Provide Quote...
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  • Dsaf
    ) a. Look back to thesis statement to plan 2. Summarize three main points. a. no new information b. last chance to get read to think your way about the topic 3. Clincher (this sentence leaves you reader thinking about your essay after they have finished reading it) a. Do not...
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  • outline for the breakfast club speech
    Draft Outline- The Breakfast Club 1.) Introduction A.) Hello, My name is ________ and I will be talking about the movie "The Breakfast Club". B.) Read the Essay that the Characters write at the end of the movie C.) The Breakfast Club came out almost 30 years ago, and is still around today...
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  • Of Mice and Men
    ------------------------------------------------- Name: Lawrence Chen ------------------------------------------------- Of Mice and Men Essay Graphic Organizer for Chapter Questions Chapter: 4 Question: Why is Crooks so unhappy? Mistreated, He doesn’t have friends-unconfident and seriously...
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  • Character Analysis : Scout
    position AND character traits) In the body of the essay, the writer does: Use clear topic sentences with variety of placements Use strong transitions into support Incorporate sufficient quotations with correct citations Provide abundant text-based elaboration Use strong clincher sentences In...
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  • How to Write a Paper
    opinion. Finally, a clincher is used in order to coordinate with my introduction. The last step, for me, is to read over the whole page to see if there is any grammar mistake. In conclusion, there are totally four steps to write an essay, and they are read instruction and choose one side, outline a...
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  • Essay Plan
    Essay Plan – Australia and the Vietnam War Introductory Paragraph Topic Sentence: In 1985 the first Australian troops was sent into South Vietnam. This Essay will explain the events of Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War. Aspect 1: Australia Entered the War to support its Allies and...
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  • Jmyn Htbrvf
    Structure of a five paragraph persuasive essay Introduction (3-5 sentences) • Hook: Grab the reader’s attention with a quote, scenario, question, vivid description, etc. Must be related to your topic. 1-2 sentences • Thesis statement: Simply and clearly state your position on the...
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