Essay Writing Essentials

 

1. _____Every essay should have a title, placed at the top middle of the page.  It should be underlined and it can be in bold type. Hint: The title should NOT just state the theme.  It should be catchy….even funny!

 

2. _____Every essay must have a THESIS, or main topic sentence. Hint: There should be a clever first sentence BEFORE the thesis sentence.

 

3. _____After the thesis, there should be THREE SUPPORTING POINTS or REASONS.

 

4. _____Each of the three supporting points must have a paragraph explaining them with examples or details.

 

5. _____Finally, you end with a conclusion which re-states your introduction in other words.

 

TIPS:

 

A. Each new paragraph must be indented.

B. Do not number your paragraphs

C. Essays should be double-spaced

D. Essays should be spell-checked.

 

HOMEWORK BOARD

NOVEMBER 29TH

NOTICES:

 

 

 

 

 

 

RELIGION:

 -"The Three Trees Lesson"- to be taught to other grades on Friday. (group work)

 

 

MATH:

 -No new questions until Thursday

 

 

HEALTH:

 

 

SOCIALS:

 

 

SCIENCE:

 

Pg 137-142 (Wed)

 

 

LANGUAGE ARTS:

 

 -Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie (Art Assignment.. Monday)

 

FRENCH:

 

CAREER:

 

 

MUSIC:

 -Christmas Concert Lines!!

 

EXTRA: