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This lesson has color-coded graphics with text, which does not copy. To download the full lesson that can be printed and given to students for practice, please download it from my website. When you are playing a video game, what would happen if the controller was disconnected from the game console?
Your character would probably die and you would lose the game! The key to winning in the game of writing is having a well-built thesis statement.
By looking at the writing prompt, the student can spot the cue word, "describing. Then, he looks for the key words he underlined. The prompt tells him to write an essay about his favorite TV show, which is Spongebob Squarepants. He thinks about three reasons why Spongebob Squarepants TV show is special to him.
He comes up with the following three reasons: Spongebob is always getting into trouble. Bikini bottom is an exciting place to live. Finally, he begins his thesis statement using the key words taken directly from the prompt. Now write your own thesis statement about your favorite TV show.
Place a commaafter the first reason and a commaafter the second reason. Since the thesis statement has three main orders, there needs to be three supervisors, or three topic sentences.
Topic sentence 1 is in charge of Body Paragraph One. Topic Sentence 2 is in charge of Body Paragraph Two. Topic Sentence 3 is in charge of Body Paragraph Three. Remember, the student came up with three reasons why Spongebob Squarepants is his favorite TV show.
Then, he constructed a thesis statement out of those three reasons. Now he has to create three topic sentences based on the three reasons he gave in his thesis statement. Topic Sentence 1 goes in Body Paragraph One. Everything written in Body Paragraph One has to be about "Spongebob is always getting into trouble.
Topic Sentence 2 goes in Body Paragraph Two. Everything written in Body Paragraph Two has to be about "Squidward hates everybody. Topic Sentence 3 goes in Body paragraph Three. Everything written in Body Paragraph Three has to be about "Bikini Bottom is an exciting place to live.
First of all, First, or In the first place When writing your topic sentence for Body Paragraph One, look at the first reason you wrote in your thesis statement. Use key words from the prompt or thesis statement to write the first part of your topic sentence. Use the first reason you listed in your thesis state ment.
Secondly, Next, or Equally important When writing your topic sentence for Body Paragraph Two, look at the second reason you wrote in your thesis statement. Use the second reason you listed in your thesis statement.
Lastly or Finally When writing your topic sentence for Body Paragraph Three, look at the third reason you wrote in your thesis statement. Use the third reason you listed in your thesis statement.
Use a commaafter the transitional phrase. Without them, your sentences will seem choppy and boring. So, use them at the beginning of your sentences to create coherence in your essay.
Topic sentences contain transitional phrases so that the reader can move smoothly through each Body Paragraph.Thanks to everyone at the JET conference, you were amazing!!
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by. Reading and Writing Haven. The thesis statement is the most critical aspect of an essay. For that reason, I spend quite a bit of time making sure my students' thesis statements .