If you are unsure, guess. A literary analysis essay makes a claim about literature. Likewise, a good conclusion sentence should also be a connecting one; therefore it will sufficiently prepare the reader for the next topic sentence that is to come. Ratio 1 part concrete detail to 2 + parts commentary. For the Odyssey, give me the line numbers s.
And as mentioned earlier there may be some variants with this as well as changes in the order of the sentences for example, two detail sentences and then a concrete sentences based on the subject or type of essay. Introduction 0r introductory paragraph First paragraph. Body Paragraph The middle, meaty paragraphs in your essay. Your conclusion statement should properly synthesize all of the information in the paragraph and relate back to the topic sentence. Consider what will eventually go on your shaping pages.
Along with providing supportive evidence the concrete detail sentence should also be properly written. There can be several commentary lines depending on the length of your paragraphs. So along with interpreting this information more detail can be also be extracted by looking at 'deeper issues' that may be present for instance, trying to understand the true meaning of it, or even looking at it in a more abstract or alternative manner depending on the nature of the subject. The order of your shaping page sentences. Terms for the body paragraphs Topic Sentence First sentence in the paragraph.
In the above paragraph the ratio is 1:2. It does not include concrete detail, and is all commentary. These might be embedded quotations, paraphrasing, plot references not whole plots , examples, facts, specifics, descriptions, illustrations, support, proof, evidence. However, you must take this seriously. Or, how to turn a shaping page into a paragraph.
This is your best work that you turn in to your teacher! It may include several things and is essentially a fact, or something know to be true as it relates to the topic. Final Draft Your cleaned-up, spell-checked, grammar-checked, read-outloud-to-yourself, revised, and peer-reviewed paragraph. And though this formula is generally introduced and utilized amongst high school students, others may also benefit from it as well possibly if faced with a blank page and no idea where to start! Actually, I was not sure if you are able to complete this task. What does an essay look like? This method calls for the following order of sentence writing; a topic sentence b concrete detail c two commentary sentences d and a concluding sentence. I used to perform all my reports by myself.
And the key terms to remember in doing so are concrete detail and commentary. You have exceeded my expectations. Consider his fame and the entire story. This is not for a grade. Example 1: As a result, she becomes a princess. Peer Edits You will peer edit your paragraphs on, or near, February 24th. It answers the question: so what? It may sum up ideas, reflect on what was said about the subject.
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. Finally, they write the introductory paragraph around their thesis and a conclusion. However this time I had no time due to some urgent issues. You may answer questions like: o How does this event, moment in time, demonstrate Odysseus as an epic hero, or not? Essay A piece of writing that gives your thoughts about a subject. The paragraph only makes up one of many paragraphs in an essay, and are more mechanical in nature including the introduction and conclusion. They can separate the important points of their essay from any 'fluff' that they may gather up when writing.
Remember testing policy: No talking to anyone No cheating like looking around the room, at your phone, or any other suspicious behavior Stay quiet until told otherwise Thank you! Thesis A sentence with a subject and opinion which comes at the end of the introductory paragraph. The multi-paragraph essay structure was coined by Jane Schaffer in an effort to provide students and teachers with a consistent and proven formula for constructing essays. Concluding Sentence Finally, each paragraph should end with a formal conclusionary statement. The schaffer paragraph When using the Schaffer method, effective paragraph construction is essential. Though some are obvious, some may need a little clarification. A true hero would be honest with the men who help and trust him but Odysseus proves to be a coward.
The commentary sentences should not introduce any new evidence but rather work with the information that has already been provided by analyzing, interpreting, and expanding upon it. The main objective of the commentary is to explain how the evidence supports the writer's primary point, argument or objective. You will receive the answers soon. Topic Sentence The topic sentence of a paragraph is simply the main idea and should reflect the primary concept or message that is being conveyed. The method is backed by Schaffer's own research on the most effective means of crafting an essay as well as the best techniques to use in order to generate high paper scores. This is all commentary, and gives a finished feeling to the paragraph.