the core paragraph n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
The Core Paragraph PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
The Core Paragraph

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 21

The Core Paragraph - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 149 Views
  • Uploaded on

The Core Paragraph. Mrs. Little, Honors English 1. Learning Objectives. By the end of today, you should be able to say: I can name the parts of a solid core paragraph and their functions I can organize a core paragraph effectively I can write a solid core paragraph.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'The Core Paragraph' - leyna


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
the core paragraph

The Core Paragraph

Mrs. Little, Honors English 1

learning objectives
Learning Objectives
  • By the end of today, you should be able to say:
    • I can name the parts of a solid core paragraph and their functions
    • I can organize a core paragraph effectively
    • I can write a solid core paragraph
slide3

The following statements are not in a logical order. Using numbers, put the statements in their logical order.

A) Students drank 15 trillion liters of soda-related products at JHS in 03-04.

B) This means the average Jackson student consumed six times the recommended daily allowance of sugar on a regular basis.

C) The diet of the average high school student is a major cause for concern in the United States today.

D) As the evidence above clearly shows, the teenage diet needs to be carefully monitored to avoid major health issues in the future.

E)Also,the newest statistics on child obesity from the CDC report that, “Teenagers are almost three times as likely to be overweight as they were 20 years ago.”

the parts of a core paragraph
The Parts of a Core Paragraph

1) Topic sentence

2) DEAF – Details, Evidence,Anecdotes, Facts

3) Commentary (Analysis)

4) Concluding sentence/transition

topic sentence
Topic Sentence
  • Clearly identifies the main idea of the paragraph.

The diet of the average high school student is a major cause for concern in the United States today.

topic sentence1
Topic Sentence

Topic + Specific impression = Topic Sentence

topic sentence2
Topic Sentence

TOPIC…

The diet of the average high school student is…

IMPRESSION…

…a major cause for concern in the United States today.

slide8
DEAF
  • Details
  • Evidence
  • Anecdotes
  • Facts
    • You need at least THREE pieces of evidence for an effective Core Paragraph!

that back up the topic sentence

slide9
DEAF

Students drank 15 trillion liters of soda-related products at JHS in 03-04.

Fact

slide10
DEAF

The newest statistics on child obesity from the CDC report that, “Teenagers are almost three times as likely to be overweight as they were 20 years ago.”

Quote

analysis
Analysis

Explains how the evidence backs up the topic sentence.

analysis1
Analysis

This means the average Jackson student consumed six times the recommended daily allowance of sugar on a regular basis. This makes Timberwolf students much more susceptible to a variety of unwanted health risks.

concluding sentence transition
Concluding Sentence / Transition

Restates the topic sentence or summarizes the paragraph or explains implications

concluding sentence
Concluding Sentence

As the evidence above clearly shows, the teenage diet needs to be carefully monitored to avoid major health issues in the future.

transition
Transition

A transition may be necessary if this paragraph is part of a multiple paragraph essay.

to review
To Review

1) Topic sentence

2) Supporting evidence/details

3) Analysis

4) Concluding sentence/transition

slide17

How did we do? How could we rearrange it? Can evidence and commentary be in the same sentence?

2) Students drank 15 trillion liters of soda-related products at JHS in 03-04.

4) This means the average Jackson student consumed six times the recommended daily allowance of sugar on a regular basis.

1) The diet of the average high school student is a major cause for concern in the United States today.

5)As the evidence above clearly shows, the teenage diet needs to be carefully monitored to avoid major health issues in the future.

3)Also,the newest statistics on child obesity from the CDC report that, “Teenagers are almost three times as likely to be overweight as they were 20 years ago.”

slide18

The diet of the average high school student is a major cause for concern in the United States today.Students drank 15 trillion liters of soda-related products at JHS in 03-04. Also, the newest statistics on child obesity from the CDC report that, “Teenagers are almost three times as likely to be overweight as they were 20 years ago.”This means the average Jackson student consumed six times the recommended daily allowance of sugar on a regular basis.As the evidence above clearly shows, the teenage diet needs to be carefully monitored to avoid major health issues in the future.

check your work
Check your work
  • Go back through your in-class essay
  • Pick one paragraph from your essay to revise
  • Label the parts (or you can color code)
    • TS (topic sentence)
    • EV (evidence)
    • Comm (commentary)
    • CS/Trans (concluding sentence or transition)
  • Remember, you need at least THREE pieces of evidence with commentary for a solid core paragraph
outlining
Outlining

Briefly outline your paragraph (you may have to add new evidence from your original).

Topic Sentence:

Evidence 1:

Commentary:

Evidence 2:

Commentary:

Evidence 3:

Commentary:

Concluding Sentence:

revising
Revising

Using your outline, rewrite your paragraph so that it reflects an academic core paragraph that supports your thesis.

Remember you need THREE pieces of evidence! Specific textual details (quotes) are fantastic!