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ENGLISH 1 - ESSAY WRITING
Transcript of ENGLISH 1 - ESSAY WRITING
Write the date & objective in your notebook.
Objectives: Students will be introduced to the novel Animal Farm in order to understand and analyze the social-cultural and historical background to the Russia Revolution .
Everyone deserves common courtesy.
Make new mistakes.
What did we learn today?
December 11, 2013
You must have the book Animal Farm read by January 7th.
Please take detailed notes during this lesson to help you understand the book you are about to read.
LESSON TERMS DEFINED:
Thesis Statement: The most important sentence in the essay.
Topic Sentence: The most important sentence in a paragraph.
Paragraph Format: Topic Sentence, Supporting Sentence(s), Examples / Details, Closing.
START OF CLASS:
Assignment Policy: Students may RESUBMIT assignments that they turn in ON TIME and received a grade of a D or F within 3 weeks of the original due date. (Student Handbook - pg. 41)
Questions to think about....
What is a revolution?
What revolutions have you heard of recently in the news?
Why do you think people in many countries are revolting against the governments that control?
Before the revolution begins, let's screen a short video on what the Russian Revolution was all about. Pay attention because this will help you understand the motivation behind Animal Farm.
How do politics influence our lives?