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Persuasive Writing

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Heather Chika

on 19 November 2012

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Transcript of Persuasive Writing

The Steps of: Persuasive Writing 1st Paragraph G.O. 2nd Paragraph G.O. Mr. Trayser`s 4th and 8th
Period English Overview Graphic Organizer Paragraph #1 – Introduction/Thesis
Attention-grabbing beginning
Description of issue
Opinion Statement
Paragraphs #2, #3, and #4 - Body
AT LEAST 2 pieces of evidence to support
Paragraph #5 – Conclusion
Restate opinion
Summarize 3 reasons
Call to action or closing statement The WEAKEST argument

Topic Sentence
Why does it PROVE your thesis is correct?
Context of Your Point
Why is it RELEVANT to your topic?
Reasoning
2 reasons that PROVE your argument is correct
AT LEAST 1 in-text citation
Concluding Sentence
Why does it PROVE your thesis is correct? The NEXT BEST argument

Topic Sentence
Why does it PROVE your thesis is correct?
Context of Your Point
Why is it RELEVANT to your topic?
Reasoning
2 reasons that PROVE your argument is correct
AT LEAST 1 in-text citation
Concluding Sentence
Why does it PROVE your thesis is correct? What reasons best
support my thesis? 3rd Paragraph The BEST argument

Topic Sentence
Why does it PROVE your thesis is correct?
Context of Your Point
Why is it RELEVANT to your topic?
Reasoning
2 reasons that PROVE your argument is correct
AT LEAST 1 in-text citation
Concluding Sentence
Why does it PROVE your thesis is correct? Edit Check the all of the graphic organizers for grammar, spelling, and structure errors.

Make corrections in a different colored pen.

Peer edit to make sure what you wrote makes sense to someone else OR Your paper is ready for its rough draft. Your paper can still use some editing. Does my writing make
sense?
What can be changed to
make it better?
Is there a strong
attention getter? http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/





http://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/ MLA Format DON`T use the tab button to indent! Highlight what you want to indent. Right click Click on "Paragraph" Go to "Special" Choose "Hanging" Click OK Double space your writing
Use a font that is legible
The font size should be 12 pt.
Your last name and page numbers should be on all pages
Example:
Chika, 1
Your name, teacher's name, class name, and date should be in the upper right hand corner
Example:
John Smith
Ms. Chika
English 101
26 October 2012
Write the author's last name and the page number in parentheses after the sentence but before the period.
Example:
Fairy tales reflect the emotions and fears of children (Bettelheim 23).
Don't write the author's name if you stated it in the sentence.
Example:
Bruno Bettelheim discusses the how fairy tales reflect the emotions and fear of children in his book, The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales (23). for instance, With regards to, in other words, provided that, Reason #1 and
#2 refer to your evidence from the
overview
graphic organizer
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