• Steps for an essay
    addresses the question (prompt) asked ● Takes a position with regard to the question asked ● Provides organizational categories that will be used in the essay 4. Introductory Paragraph ● Lead in sentence (explains event(s) that shows an understanding of chronology ● Thesis ● Topic sentences from thesis...
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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 all...
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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 some...
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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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  • 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 considered...
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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) We...
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  • Compare/Contrast Writing Guide
    Name:__________________ Date:_________________ Compare & Contrast Essay Period:______ Due:11/30/12 Hero # 1 _____________________________ Hero #2 _______________________________ When we compare, we show our readers a subject's similarities. When we contrast, we show our readers...
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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 usually...
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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 idea...
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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 provided...
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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 you...
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  • TKMB
    Critical/Analytical Response to Literary Texts Essay Format English Language Arts (How to answer…Discuss the idea the author develops re: topic .) This format asks that you state a main idea/thesis and support that main idea/thesis with examples to convince your audience that your opinion...
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  • Outline Sample
    o Necessary information about character (s)/plot C. THESIS 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...
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  • Final exam
    Write an essay in response to both of the writing prompts below. Each essay answer is worth 50 points. In order to maximize your score: Write a thorough response using the proper structure that you learned in this course. Use a basic three- to five-paragraph structure for your essay. You do not...
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  • outline for the breakfast club speech
    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. You can find them...
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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 mentally...
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  • How to Write a Paper
    writing always gives you a very short sentence and allows you to choose one side to make an argument. After practicing so many essays, I have formed my own processes of writing an essay. To begin with, I always read the instruction carefully and circle the key words. This helps me to find out the direction...
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  • Dsaf
    _______________________ Pd: _________ Your Title: ____________________________ Due Date: _________________________ Assignment: Write a five-paragraph essay on based on William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. You will need to look back into the reading in order to find examples and quotes to back up...
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  • apex 1.5.3
    write an essay including a short introduction, a body paragraph, and a short conclusion. If you’d like help, you can use the writing process guide, or you can go straight to the test response section. You will be scored only on the test response section. A. Write a compare and contrast essay about Sam...
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  • Beowulf
    Merissa Soeder | | | Points possible: 50 | Date: ____________ | | Student Assignment Choose one of the following questions and write an essay including a short introduction, a body paragraph, and a short conclusion. If you’d like help, you can use the writing process guide, or you can go straight...
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