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FSA Writing review
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What are the examples of types of hooks?
Anecdote, Questions, Quote,
How many sentences should a hook be? (mininum)
How many sentences should background information in the introduction be? (mininum)
What should be in the background information?
- Talk about the topic
How many sentences should a claim statement be?
How many POINTS should an informative essay have?
How many body paragraphs should an argumentative essay have?
What is the body paragraph outline?
What is an example of a counter-claim paragraph structure?
Counter Claim Sentence (Some people believe....)
Transition into source
Source Info (That supports the opposite side)
Counter Argument Sentence (However)
Transition into source
Source Info (That supports YOUR side)
For FSA Writing, where should the Source Info come from?
The Sources! (Not your imagination or memory)
What are the three ways to include evidence into your writing?
Quote, Paraphrase, & Quote/Paraphrase
When you direct quote, do the words have to be exactly stated as in the article?
Yes, you should use the EXACT words/phrases
When you direct quote, do you need quotation marks?
When you paraphrase, do you need quotation marks?
No, just citation
Before giving evidence, you may need to give _______________ in order to let your reader know a little about the info before stating it.
Context (This lets your reader know the situation/background of your quote)
Elaboration should not just ____________ the source information, but should ______________.
Elaboration should not just (REPEAT) the source information, but should (INFER)
How many sentences of elaboration are needed for EACH piece of source information
At least 3
How many pieces of evidence are needed in a PEEL-EEL paragraph?
When writing a concluding sentence, what is an important thing to include?
Restatement of the claim
The Counter Claim is the ________________ side of the argument.
What does the Counter Argument do?
The Counter Argument tells the reader why the other side is wrong (i.e. it argues against the Counter Claim)
Do you need to include evidence for the Counter Claim?
You should include evidence for the opposing side! (Be sure to specifically argue against that topic in your counter argument)
A Counter Argument could begin with the word ____________________.
Stating "Some people believe..." is most likely the start of _____________________________.
What are the TWO essential elements to a Conclusion Paragraph?
Revisit Hook + Restate claim
When you revisit your hook in your conclusion paragraph, what should you do for each of these types of hooks?
Anecdote - finish/continue telling the story
Questions - answer the questions in 1 or 2 complex sentences
Quote - restate the same quote or a similar quote and then explain it in 2 sentences differently than you did in you hook.
When you restate your claim, should it be exactly the same as in your intro ¶?
NO! RESTATE your claim in a new and exciting way!
What goes on an Argumentative plan sheet?
Pro/ Cons List
Name 5 elaboration sentence starters.
This is important because....
This is significant because....
The author includes this to show that...
One can see from this....
It is important to notice that....
The point of this is....
Points should be only 1 word. True or False?
FALSE! Points are much stronger if the are a phrase consisting of more than one word
Name 5 transitions that would be good to have on hand for FSA writing.
According to the article
As a result,
When writing formally for essays, you should use the words 'I' "me" "you". True or False?
FALSE! Do not talk about yourself "I"/"me" & Do not talk to your reader "You"
When writing for FSA and essays, Formal Writing is required. True or False?
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