Sunday, September 13, 2015

Week#3 - Opinion Essay

Persuasive Essay Overview
Writing a five paragraph opinion essay
        A Cat is a Man's Best Friend
        The Benefits of Regular Exercise
        The Hazards of Moviegoing
        The Three Africas
        Why Study Shakespeare?

If You Teach or Write 5-Paragraph Essays--Stop It!

Topic Sentence Exercises

Assignment:   - By Tuesday night (11pm) post the thesis statement of your opinion essay in the Class Band.
- By Sunday 3pm: Based on your thesis statement and topic sentences, write the first draft of your Opinion Essay using Google Docs. Name the document 'Your Name - Opinion Essay'. Bring a print out of your essay to class on Monday, Sept. 21.

Thesis Sentence vs. Topic Sentence

How to Write a Thesis for Beginners

How to Write a Topic Sentence Video

How to Write a Conclusion

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