Monday, November 5, 2012

All Boys, All Blogged: November 6, 2012

Focus: Revising your thesis statements and watching them grow into introductions!  Also, recapping topic sentences and body paragraphs.

1. Warm-up: I need a few brave volunteers to share their thesis statements and topic sentences...

2. How does a little thesis grow into a big, beautiful introduction?  
Want to write a college-level introduction?  Click here for extra help from University of North Carolina.

3. Dissecting the anatomy of a powerful body paragraph. See examples given out in class.

4. Turn in your thesis and your two brainstorming charts before you leave class today, please.

HW: By tomorrow, please finish your introduction and first body paragraph.  You may bring either a hard copy or an electronic copy to class.

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