Today, we began drafting our introductory paragraphs in class. I gave a short lesson on the purpose of hooks and thesis statements in an intro paragraph. Here is the worksheet we used for our intro paragraphs in class:
The homework from today's class is to complete a first draft of your intro paragraph and first body paragraph. Please bring all of your essay work so far to class with you on Tuesday.
Chris Trompas - English teacher at the Learning Choice Academy in Chula Vista and La Mesa, CA.