- clear and engaging hook?
- complex thesis that offers a clear position on whether entertainment has the capacity to ruin society?
- summarizes Gabler's argument and spells his name correctly?
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Analyze students' introductions in front of class for "Entertainment" prompt:
Examine Notes on Argument Essays handout--look at sample introductions and a sample body paragraph
Quickly review with a partner evidence you'll use in your body paragraph, then write one in class
Review sample entertainment essay #1 and sample entertainment essay #2, and look at cover sheets for personal experience paragraph and cover sheet for creative works paragraph, and if needed, cover sheet for current/historical event paragraph
HW: Be ready to turn in an introduction (hook & thesis) and two body paragraphs tomorrow on this topic. Responses may be typed or handwritten neatly in INK. Use all of the handouts and your notes to help you, and email if you get stuck!