Monday, October 30, 2017

Introductory Paragraph/Introduction

The Introductory Paragraph has these three parts:

Hook and Background
5 = A hook that grabs the reader's attention, is not cliche, and provides enough background knowledge to help the reader understand what the essay is about. Includes the novel title and author.  Introduces the full names (first and last) of the characters.
4 = See above. May be cliche or lacking in background information. Will include the novel title.   Introduces the full names (first and last) of the characters.
3 = Attempts a hook and background information.

Thesis Sentence
The student has created a thesis sentence with a claim and three reasons to support the claim. thesis sentence with claim and three reasons
10 especially well stated
8 claim and three reasons are in one sentence at the end of the introductory paragraph
5 attempt at a thesis sentence

Thesis Sentence