Schooled-Persuasive Writing Project-Lesson 5-Body Paragraphs

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Schooled-Persuasive Writing Project-Lesson 5-Body Paragraphs

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  1. Body Paragraphs

    Slide 1 - Body Paragraphs

  2. Recap

    Slide 2 - Recap

    • USBee’s
    • USBee’s
    • Your introduction should be 3-5 sentences
    • Your thesis statement will be the last sentence in your introduction.
    • You need to grab the attention of your audience in your introduction.
    • You can grab your audience’s attention by:
    • Asking a question, making an outrageous statement, presenting a famous quote, or using an interesting fact or statistic.
  3. ObjectivesEssential Question(s) and Standards

    Slide 3 - ObjectivesEssential Question(s) and Standards

    • By the end of this lesson you should be able to:
    • Define and write a topic sentence.
    • Define and write detail sentences.
    • Define and write a concluding sentence. .
    • Today we are going to learn about writing the body paragraphs of our speech
    • Essential Question: What do well written body paragraphs 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

    • Topic sentence
    • Detail sentences
    • Concluding sentence
  5. Take a couple of minutes and think about what you already know about body paragraphs.

    Slide 5 - Take a couple of minutes and think about what you already know about body paragraphs.

    • What do you already know?
  6. Body Paragraphs

    Slide 6 - Body Paragraphs

    • Support and Expand your THESIS
    • Intro
    • Intro
    • Body
    • Body
  7. Organization and flow…

    Slide 7 - Organization and flow…

    • Each body paragraph and its topic sentence refer directly back to the thesis statement.
    • Essay
    • Introduction &
    • Thesis Statement
    • Body Paragraph 1:
    • Reason 1 from Thesis
    • Body Paragraph 2:
    • Reason 2 from Thesis
    • Body Paragraph 3:
    • Reason 3 from Thesis
  8. Body Paragraphs

    Slide 8 - Body Paragraphs

    • .
    • Reason # 1
    • Start with your second strongest reason to attract your readers to your side.
    • Evidence to support reason 1..
    • Reason # 2
    • Sandwich other miscellaneous reasons in the middle.
    • Evidence to support reason 2.
    • Reason # 3
    • Leave your audience with a strong impression by using your strongest reason last.
    • Evidence to support reason 3.
    • Below is the most effective way to organize your reasons.
  9. Key Features of the Body Paragraph

    Slide 9 - Key Features of the Body Paragraph

    • Topic sentence (1 sentence)
    • Detail sentences (3-6 sentences)
    • Concluding sentence (1 sentence)
  10. Quick Review

    Slide 10 - Quick Review

    • True or False: You should have at least 5 sentences in a body paragraph?
    • A. True
    • B. False
  11. Topic Sentences

    Slide 11 - Topic Sentences

    • This sentence is the main idea of the paragraph.
    • It tells the reader what the paragraph will be about and connects back to the thesis statement from the introductory paragraph.
  12. Let’s set it up!

    Slide 12 - Let’s set it up!

    • Thesis Statement: Although there are many great candidates, you should me, Mrs. Reighard for class president, because I love helping others, work well with the teachers, and I have strong leadership skills.
    • *My first body paragraph is going to describe why/how I love helping others.
    • Paragraph 1 (5-8 Sentences):
    • Topic sentence: I love helping others. (Reason 1 from your Outline)
    • This sentence contains the main idea of the paragraph.
    • It tells the reader what the paragraph will be about and connects back to the thesis statement from the introductory paragraph.
  13. Detail Sentences

    Slide 13 - Detail Sentences

    • These sentences support your topic sentence.
    • This is where you’re going to use your persuasive techniques:
    • Facts/statistics
    • Loaded and figurative language
    • Stories/personal experiences.
  14. Let’s set it up!

    Slide 14 - Let’s set it up!

    • Thesis Statement: Although there are many great candidates, you should me, Mrs. Reighard for class president, because I love helping others, work well with the teachers, and I have strong leadership skills.
    • *My first body paragraph is going to describe why/how I love helping others.
    • Paragraph 1 (5-8 Sentences):
    • Topic sentence: I love helping others. (Reason 1 from your Outline)
    • Details sentences: I remember a time when one of my classmates was struggling in math and I offered to stay after class to help him with the homework. When we first began the tutoring session, he was very confused and unsure about his skills in math, but when we were done he felt confident (loaded word) with the material and ended up getting an A on the test. This experience is a good example of the type of person that I am and always want to be. (personal experience).
    • These sentences provide support to the paragraph and the thesis.
    • A personal experience and story is told as an example.
  15. Concluding Sentence

    Slide 15 - Concluding Sentence

    • It is apparent …
    • This is just one …
    • Consequently,
    • This demonstrates that …
  16. Let’s set it up!

    Slide 16 - Let’s set it up!

    • Thesis Statement: Although there are many great candidates, you should me, Mrs. Reighard for class president, because I love helping others, work well with the teachers, and I have strong leadership skills.
    • *My first body paragraph is going to describe why/how I love helping others.
    • Paragraph 1 (5-8 Sentences):
    • Topic sentence: I love helping others. (Reason 1 from your Outline)
    • Details sentences: I remember a time when one of my classmates was struggling in math and I offered to stay after class to help him with the homework. When we first began the tutoring session, he was very confused and unsure about his skills in math. When we were done he felt confident (loaded word) with the material and ended up getting an A on the test. This experience is a good example of the type of person that I am and always want to be. (personal experience).
    • Concluding sentence (wrap up your point): This demonstrates that I care about my classmates, and I’m always willing to help others.
    • I have signaled that this is the end of my paragraph.
  17. 	Do you desire strong leadership and direction? The great MLK once said, “ A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” Although there are many great candidates, you should vote me, Mrs. Reighard for class president, because I love helping others, work well with the teachers, and I have strong leadership skills.

    Slide 17 - Do you desire strong leadership and direction? The great MLK once said, “ A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” Although there are many great candidates, you should vote me, Mrs. Reighard for class president, because I love helping others, work well with the teachers, and I have strong leadership skills.

    • I love helping others. I remember a time when one of my classmates was struggling in math and I offered to stay after class to help him with the homework. When we first began the tutoring session, he was very confused and unsure about his skills in math. After we were done, he felt confident with the material and ended up getting an A on the test. This experience is a good example of the type of person that I am and always want to be. This demonstrates that I care about my classmates, and I’m always willing to help others.
    • Attention Grabber
    • Thesis Statement
    • Topic Sentence
    • Supporting Sentences
    • Concluding Sentence
    • Personal Experience
    • Loaded Words
  18. Attention Grabber

    Slide 18 - Attention Grabber

    • Do you desire strong leadership and direction? The great MLK once said, “ A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”
    • Thesis Statement
    • Although there are many great candidates, you should me, Mrs. Reighard for class president, because I love helping others, work well with the teachers, and I have strong leadership skills.
    • Topic Sentence
    • I love helping others.
    • Supporting Sentences
    • I remember a time when one of my classmates was struggling in math and I offered to stay after class to help him with the homework. When we first began the tutoring session, he was very confused and unsure about his skills in math. After we were done, he felt confident with the material and ended up getting an A on the test. This experience is a good example of the type of person that I am and always want to be.
    • Concluding Sentence
    • This demonstrates that I care about my classmates, and I’m always willing to help others.
    • Personal Experience
    • I remember a time when one of my classmates was struggling in math and I offered to stay after class to help him with the homework. When we first began the tutoring session, he was very confused and unsure about his skills in math. After we were done, he felt confident with the material and ended up getting an A on the test. This experience is a good example of the type of person that I am and always want to be.
    • Loaded Words
    • Desire, strong, leadership, love, helping, confident
  19. Quick Review

    Slide 19 - Quick Review

    • What is the first sentence of a paragraph?
    • A. Detail
    • B. Topic
    • C. Concluding
  20. Summary

    Slide 20 - Summary

    • 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.
  21. Define and write a topic sentence.

    Slide 21 - Define and write a topic sentence.

    • Define and write detail sentences.
    • Define and write a concluding sentence.
    • Checklist
  22. Dig Deeper

    Slide 22 - Dig Deeper

    • http://safeshare.tv/w/OgEdYThUAx
    • Check out the link below to view a video of a great motivational speaker who gives speeches to students just like you!
  23. I’ve got Skills!

    Slide 23 - I’ve got Skills!

    • You will apply these new skills to the drafting phase of your project.
    • You will write the 3 body paragraphs of your rough draft.
  24. Stay Tuned!

    Slide 24 - Stay Tuned!

    • Concluding Paragraph