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Essay tutorial. Prompt, prewrite, thesis, body paragraphs, stuff to be sure of. Prompt. Pick it apart Subject, object (parameters), verb, key words Compare the effect of colonization on Africa and India in the 16 th century.

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Essay tutorial

Essay tutorial

Prompt, prewrite, thesis, body paragraphs, stuff to be sure of


Prompt

Prompt

  • Pick it apart

  • Subject, object (parameters), verb, key words

  • Compare the effect of colonization on Africa and India in the 16th century.

  • Compare the development of Confucianism and Hinduism during the Ancient and Classical periods.


Comparative

Comparative

  • Acceptable thesis

    1. address the comparison

    2. address all parts of the question

    3. set out categories for comparison

  • Body paragraphs

    1. by categories discussing both objects in EACH paragraph

    2. topic sentences

  • Make direct comparisons using comparative words


Prewrite

Prewrite

  • Essential

  • How to:

    • No longer than 5 minutes

      • Organize your 3 talking points

        • Comparative statement as topic sentence can work

          • Comparative words – pick 5 you love and use over and over

        • 3 facts per talking point

      • Jot analysis points for each talking point

      • Write thesis


Thesis

Thesis

  • 3 jobs

  • Comparative words again – pick 5 you love

  • 1 – 3 sentences long

  • Is this a good thesis?

    • Egypt and Indus were similar and different in religion, social structure and politics.


Body paragraphs 3 of them

Body Paragraphs – 3 of them

  • Most prompts will lead to 3 body paragraphs

  • Topic sentence – must be your comparative sentence – hint, hint

  • MUST address both objects of the prompt in every paragraph

  • Analysis sentence at end of the paragraph – BECAUSE, IN ORDER TO, DUE TO


Stuff to be sure of

Stuff to be sure of

  • MUST write in black pen

  • PAST tense

  • NO pronouns

  • Watch, watch, watch those key words

  • Must compare in EACH body paragraph


Essay tutorial

  • 1st paragraph – thesis

  • 2nd paragraph – talking point #1

    • Comparative statement for topic #1

      • Fact 1

      • Fact 2

      • Fact 3

    • Analysis statement – why/global context

  • 3rd paragraph talking point #2

    • Comparative statement for topic

      • Fact 1

      • Fact 2

      • Fact 3

    • Analysis statement – why/global context

  • 4th paragraph talking point #3

    • Comparative statement for topic

      • Fact 1

      • Fact 2

      • Fact 3

    • Analysis statement – why/global context

  • 5th paragraph - conclusion


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