Schooled-Persuasive Writing Project-Lesson 6-Concluding Paragraph

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Schooled-Persuasive Writing Project-Lesson 6-Concluding Paragraph

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  1. Concluding Paragraph

    Slide 1 - Concluding Paragraph

  2. Recap

    Slide 2 - Recap

    • USBee’s
    • USBee’s
    • The body paragraphs of your speech are the details that support your thesis statement.
    • Each body paragraph should be 5-8 sentences.
    • Each body paragraph should include a topic, details, and a concluding sentence.
    • Each topic sentence will be a reason that you listed in your thesis statement.
  3. ObjectivesEssential Question(s) and Standards

    Slide 3 - ObjectivesEssential Question(s) and Standards

    • By the end of this lesson you should be able to:
    • Write a concluding paragraph of the persuasive speech.
    • Today we are going to learn about writing the concluding paragraph of our speech
    • Essential Question: What does a good concluding paragraph look like?
    • State Standards:CC.1.4, CC.1.4.8, CC.1.4.B, CC.1.4.8.C, CC.1.4.8.D, CC.1.4.8.E, CC.1.4.8.F, CC.1.4.8.G, CC.1.4.8.H
    • Student Terms: Write to persuade my classmates to vote for me as their class president
  4. Vocabulary

    Slide 4 - Vocabulary

    • Concluding paragraph
    • Call to action
    • Provide a solution
    • Make a prediction
  5. Take a couple of minutes and think about what you already know about writing a concluding paragraph.

    Slide 5 - Take a couple of minutes and think about what you already know about writing a concluding paragraph.

    • What do you already know?
  6. Concluding Paragraph

    Slide 6 - Concluding Paragraph

    • Let’s check out some ways that we can begin writing our intro!
    • Your conclusion should be 3-5 sentences
    • It should summarize your argument and conclude your essay/speech. These sentences should cover the ideas you want your readers to take away from your essay/speech.
    • Bottom Bun
  7. Conclusion Strategies

    Slide 7 - Conclusion Strategies

    • Call to Action
    • Ask the reader to do something or to make something happen “I challenge you to watch what you eat and to avoid fast food.”
    • Provide a solution
    • Provide an answer to the problem “Fast food doesn’t have to be “bad food.” Make better choices like salads, fruit and low fat treats.”
    • Make a Prediction
    • Explain what might be the consequences of action or inaction “If people continue to eat lots of fast food, they put their health at risk. If kids don’t make better choices today, they won’t grow into healthy adults.”
  8. Concluding Paragraph Example:

    Slide 8 - Concluding Paragraph Example:

    • Restate or reword thesis.
    • End with…
    • A comment (Don’t make your body suffer!)
    • A question (Are you willing to risk your health?)
    • A call to action (I highly recommend you consider your options the next time you’re faced with a decision about what to eat.)
    • In closing, it’s important to remember that too much fast food can have negative effects on your health. If not eaten in moderation, you can gain weight, suffer from high blood pressure and become slow and sluggish. Is it worth the risk to your body? Eat healthy and make good choices!
  9. The evidence is overwhelming: Our school is in need of a makeover, positive change, someone to advocate for the student body.  What is the solution? The answer to the problem is simple. Vote me, Mrs. Reighard as your class president, and I will give you a voice; I will give you change.

    Slide 9 - The evidence is overwhelming: Our school is in need of a makeover, positive change, someone to advocate for the student body. What is the solution? The answer to the problem is simple. Vote me, Mrs. Reighard as your class president, and I will give you a voice; I will give you change.

    • Concluding Paragraph Example:
  10. Quick Review

    Slide 10 - Quick Review

    • True or False: You should write your introduction paragraph word for word in your conclusion.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  11. Conclusion Strategy

    Slide 11 - Conclusion Strategy

    • Example
    • Call to action
    • Provide a solution
    • Make a prediction
    • Practice!
  12. Summary

    Slide 12 - Summary

    • Your conclusion paragraph should be 3-5 sentences
    • Your conclusion paragraph should summarize your argument and end your speech. These sentences should cover the ideas you want your readers to take away from your essay/speech.
    • Use one of the following strategies to make an impression on your readers: Call to action, provide a solution, make a prediction.
  13. Write a concluding paragraph of the persuasive speech.

    Slide 13 - Write a concluding paragraph of the persuasive speech.

    • Checklist
  14. Dig Deeper

    Slide 14 - Dig Deeper

    • http://www.brainpop.com/english/writing/fiveparagraphessay/
    • Check out this website to learn more about the 5 Paragraph Essay:
  15. I’ve got Skills!

    Slide 15 - I’ve got Skills!

    • You will apply these new skills to the drafting phase of your project.
    • You will write the conclusion of your rough draft.
  16. Stay Tuned!

    Slide 16 - Stay Tuned!

    • Jazz up your writing style!