Using Quotations to Support a Thesis

Using Quotations to Support a Thesis

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Using Quotations to Support a Thesis

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  1. Using Quotations to Support a Thesis

    Slide 1 - Using Quotations to Support a Thesis

    • Reading II
  2. What Writers Do:

    Slide 2 - What Writers Do:

    • When writers discuss a literary work, they track their thinking , using direct quotations to highlight specific parts of the book or text that influenced that thinking.
    • This process most resembles the A.C.E. method where A or answer would be substituted for the thesis statement
    • The citations used must prove or support your opinion of the text.
  3. The Kernel Structure

    Slide 3 - The Kernel Structure

  4. Animal Farm

    Slide 4 - Animal Farm

  5. Student Model

    Slide 5 - Student Model

  6. Your Turn!

    Slide 6 - Your Turn!

    • Read the short story A Cup of Tea by Katherine Mansfield. From the story choose a character to describe.
    • Be sure to have a clear thesis. For example, in the model text the character Squealer is described as a typical trickster archetype.
    • Be sure to support your thesis with quotes from the text.