Everyone have a wonderful winter break! Take some time to relax, sleep and recharge your mind. Don't forget to finish your Introduction + Three Body Paragraphs over the break as well! Use your graphic organizer to help you out.
Instructions for the Mastery Work can be found below:
TASK → Write a persuasive, well-developed argument essay that takes a position on the issue which your non-fiction literature circle group researched and discussed.
1) a thesis is your position + your reasoning
2) an introduction paragraph needs a compelling hook + background info + thesis
3) body paragraphs must follow TE/EA structure & develop claims that support the thesis
4) a conclusion paragraph must tie all the claims together, reviewing key information to support the thesis, but also leaving the reader thinking with a call to action, warning, or final thoughts.
ROUGH DRAFT DUE DATES:
First 4 paragraphs - Tuesday, January 3
Conclusion paragraph - Wednesday, January 4
*typed, if possible
*rubric should be attached
FINAL DRAFT DUE DATE:
Revised & edited five paragraph essay - Tuesday, January 17
*must be typed
*rough draft and original rubric should be attached
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