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Today we will start a mini essay based on a topic of your choice!

  • You can write about anything.
    • What the best game is,
    • Best football team,
    • Best tv show, politics
    • Social issues
    • Coffee vs. Energy drink.
LITERALLY ANYTHING as long as it is cool for school.

Mini Opinion Essay

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Thesis Statement

There will be a few steps to this. We will begin with a rough version by creating our thesis statement

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Thesis Statement

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How to write a thesis statement

First off, you need to choose your topic. Once you have written down your topic, it is time to develop your thesis statement:

Body Paragraphs

Now that we have finished writing our thesis statementsWe will now work on a rough draft of our introductory paragraphs

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Body Paragraphs

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Body Paragaraphs

Now put it all together! You will write your final draft in MLA FormatPlease come and check in with me first before starting your final draft!

  • Takes a strong stand
  • Justifies discussion
  • Expresses one main idea
  • Is specific

Make sure your thesis statement...

Now it is your turn...

You have now selected a topic and reviewed what it takes to write a solid thesis statement. It is time to write a thesis statement for your essay

  • First Sentence: Give a premise in this sentence. A premise is a reason that the claim is true.
  • Next Sentence(s): Introduce your evidence.
  • Next Sentence(s): State a quote that supports your premise.
  • Last Sentence: Justify your evidence. Your justification will have two parts:

Remember

Now it is your turn to write your body paragraphs