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ELA

Unit 3: The Outsiders


Week 4
October 3-7, 2016


Name: ______________________________
Class Name: _________________________

*This Packet is Due on Thursday, October 6*

Outline for Outsiders Essay



What is your topic? __________________________________________________________________________________________________

What is your position/argument/stand? ________________________________________________________________________

You are ready to begin!


Introduction Paragraph (H.O.T.)

Hook (one sentence engage your reader by telling a story or asking a question):

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Overview (four sentences provide necessary background for your topic):

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Thesis (one sentence follow the formula below):

[Although statement]: _______________________________________________________________________________________________

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[take a stand make your main claim]: ____________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

because [reason 1]: _________________________________________________________________________________________________,

[reason 2]: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

and [reason 3]: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________.


TA-DA!
Your Introduction Paragraph is DONE!!!!!

Now onto the Body Paragraphs.



Body Paragraph # 1 Power Paragraph


P1 (topic sentence use your first reason from your thesis statement as your claim):

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P2 # 1 (provide supporting detail for your topic sentence): [Transition word], _______________________________

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P3 # 1 (provide evidence for P2 #1): ______________________________________________________________________________

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P2 # 2 (provide supporting detail for your topic sentence): [Transition word], _______________________________

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P3 # 2 (provide evidence for P2 #2): ______________________________________________________________________________

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P2 # 3 (provide supporting detail for your topic sentence): [Transition word], _______________________________

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P3 # 2 (provide evidence for P2 #3): ______________________________________________________________________________

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P4 (concluding sentence sum up what you said in this paragraph): ___________________________________________

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One down! Two to go!

You can do this!!!

Onto the next one



Body Paragraph # 2 Power Paragraph


P1 (topic sentence use your second reason from your thesis statement as your claim):

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P2 # 1 (provide supporting detail for your topic sentence): [Transition word], _______________________________

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P3 # 1 (provide evidence for P2 #1): ______________________________________________________________________________

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P2 # 2 (provide supporting detail for your topic sentence): [Transition word], _______________________________

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P3 # 2 (provide evidence for P2 #2): ______________________________________________________________________________

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P2 # 3 (provide supporting detail for your topic sentence): [Transition word], _______________________________

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P3 # 3 (provide evidence for P2 #3): ______________________________________________________________________________

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P4 (concluding sentence sum up what you said in this paragraph): ___________________________________________

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Look at you go!

Wow just one more body paragraph!

Keep pushing.


Body Paragraph # 3 Power Paragraph


P1 (topic sentence use your third reason from your thesis statement as your claim):

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P2 # 1 (provide supporting detail for your topic sentence): [Transition word], _______________________________

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P3 # 1 (provide evidence for P2 #1): ______________________________________________________________________________

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P2 # 2 (provide supporting detail for your topic sentence): [Transition word], _______________________________

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P3 # 2 (provide evidence for P2 #2): ______________________________________________________________________________

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P2 # 3 (provide supporting detail for your topic sentence): [Transition word], _______________________________

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P3 # 2 (provide evidence for P2 #3): ______________________________________________________________________________

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P4 (concluding sentence sum up what you said in this paragraph): ___________________________________________

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Woo-hoo! That was the last body paragraph!

Now, all thats left is the Conclusion!

Ready, set, GO!



Conclusion Paragraph (S.T.O.P)

Examples of Start offs:


Consequently
Moreover
Certainly
Obviously

As a result
In short
Undoubtedly
No doubt

Clearly

However

Remarkably

First and foremost

Furthermore
Nevertheless
Similarly

It could be argued

Additionally
Admittedly
In conclusion


Sum-Up (one sentence - formula: [start off], [take a stand].) *Take a stand is the same as in Thesis.

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Thesis (copy down the SAME one from your Intro paragraph!):

[Although statement]: _______________________________________________________________________________________________

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[take a stand make your main claim]: ____________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

because [reason 1]: _________________________________________________________________________________________________,

[reason 2]: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

and [reason 3]: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________.



Outreach (3-4 sentences explain how this topic is important or why readers should care):

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POW! (one sentence make your final sentence of your essay interesting leave the reader thinking!)

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YOU ARE DONE J

Peer Editing Checklist - Introduction


Directions: Read your partner's paper VERY CAREFULLY AND SLOWLY. Then, answer the
following questions about the essay and make comments and suggestions below.
I read _______________________s (first and last name) Outsiders Essay.
Topic discussed in this paper: __________________________________________
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H.O.T Introductory Paragraph:
Did this paper have a TITLE? yes or no
Did this paper have a HOOK that grabbed your attention? yes or no
Did this paper have an OVERVIEW in the INTRODUCTION? yes or no
Did this OVERVIEW have at least three sentences? yes or no
Did this OVERVIEW give background information?
yes or no
Does the thesis follow the formula [Although statement], [take a stand] because [reason 1], [reason
2], and [reason 3].
yes or no
Did this paper have a THESIS as the last sentence(s) of the INTRO? yes or no
If yes, what was the thesis statement(s)?
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If not, please write a thesis statement you think this person could use for their paper:
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Additional comments about their H.O.T:
What were some things from their H.O.T paragraph that you liked? (Must provide at least 2)
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What were some things from their H.O.T paragraph that could use some work?
(Must provide at least 2 and must give constructive feedback that HELPS them improve)
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Peer Editing Checklist Body Paragraphs


Directions: Read your partner's paper VERY CAREFULLY AND SLOWLY. Then, answer the
following questions about the essay and make comments and suggestions below.

1PP 1st Body Paragraph:
Does 1PP have a clear topic sentence (P1)?
yes or no
Does it follow the formula: [Take a stand] because [reason 1]:
yes or no
Does 1PP have three reasons/examples listed in their P2 sentences? yes or no
What were the three reasons/examples?
1.
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2.
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3.
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Does 1 PP have pieces of evidence for these examples listed in their P3 sentences? yes or no
What were the three pieces of evidence?
1. ________________________________________________________________
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2.
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3.
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Was each P3 related to a P2? AKA were the P2s and P3s BFFs?

yes or no

Does 1PP end with a concluding sentence that sums up the paragraph and transitions into the next
paragraph (P4)? yes or no
Additional comments about their 1st Body Paragraph:
What were some things from their 1PP paragraph that you liked? (Must provide at least 2)
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What were some things from their 1PP paragraph that could use some work?
(Must provide at least 2 and must give constructive feedback that HELPS them improve)
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2PP 2nd Body Paragraph:


Does 2PP have a clear topic sentence (P1)?
yes or no
Does it follow the formula: [Take a stand] because [reason 2]:
yes or no
Does 2PP have three reasons/examples listed in their P2 sentences? yes or no
What were the three reasons/examples?
1.
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2.
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3.
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Does 2PP have pieces of evidence for these examples listed in their P3 sentences? yes or no
What were the three pieces of evidence?
1. ________________________________________________________________
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2.
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3.
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Was each P3 related to a P2? AKA were the P2s and P3s BFFs?

yes or no

Does 2PP end with a concluding sentence that sums up the paragraph and transitions into the next
paragraph (P4)? yes or no
Additional comments about their 2nd Body Paragraph:
What were some things from their 2PP paragraph that you liked? (Must provide at least 2)
________________________________________________________________
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What were some things from their 2PP paragraph that could use some work?
(Must provide at least 2 and must give constructive feedback that HELPS them improve)
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3PP 3rd Body Paragraph:


Does 3PP have a clear topic sentence (P1)?
yes or no
Does it follow the formula: [Take a stand] because [reason 3]:
yes or no
Does 3PP have three reasons/examples listed in their P2 sentences? yes or no
What were the three reasons/examples?
1.
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2.
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3.
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Does 3PP have pieces of evidence for these examples listed in their P3 sentences? yes or no
What were the three pieces of evidence?
1. ________________________________________________________________
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2.
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3.
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Was each P3 related to a P2? AKA were the P2s and P3s BFFs?

yes or no

Does 3PP end with a concluding sentence that sums up the paragraph and transitions into the next
paragraph (P4)? yes or no
Additional comments about their 3rd Body Paragraph:
What were some things from their 3PP paragraph that you liked? (Must provide at least 2)
________________________________________________________________
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What were some things from their 3PP paragraph that could use some work?
(Must provide at least 2 and must give constructive feedback that HELPS them improve)
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Peer Editing Checklist Conclusion


S.T.O.P Conclusion Paragraph:
Does S.T.O.P have a good SUM-UP ([A start off], [take a stand])?

yes or no

Does S.T.O.P RE-VISIT THEIR THESIS ([Although statement], [take a stand] because [reason 1],
[reason 2], and [reason 3].)?
yes or no
Does S.T.O.P have a good OUTREACH?
yes or no
Did they connect their topic to the real world? yes or no
If yes, how did they relate their topic to the real world?
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If no, what suggestion could you give them to help them with their Outreach?
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Does S.T.O.P have a good POW! (did it leave you thinking)?
yes or no
Did it relate back to the hook from their Intro Paragraph? yes or no

Any Additional comments about their S.T.O.P:


What were some things from their STOP paragraph that you liked? (Must provide at least 2)
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What were some things from their STOP paragraph that could use some work?
(Must provide at least 2 and must give constructive feedback that HELPS them improve)
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Changes Assessment Form


Directions:
In order for me to see what you did differently, I need you to direct me to the things that you changed from your
rough draft to your final draft. This will help you get your grade back sooner and give us time to have fun at the
end of the Quarter!
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