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?
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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.