Planning
Introduction
Body Paragraph
Conclusion
Argumentative vs. informative
General

100

You draw this on the planning sheet and fill it in as you read your sources. 
The planner.

100

Name the parts in an introduction.
(1) Hook (2) Bridge (3) Thesis Statement 

100

What directly follows after the evidence?
Elaboration

100

List what needs to go in the conclusion.
(1) Thesis statement (2) Counterclaim (3) Rebuttal (4) Concluding Quote (5) Closing sentence

100

Uses the word "inform", "explain", and/or "discuss" in the prompt. 
Informative

100

How many paragraphs are in an informative/argumentative essay? 
5 paragraphs

200

The amount of time dedicated to planning your essay.
Up to 30 minutes. These 30 minutes include reading your sources and filling in your planner. 

200

What is a hook?

200

What is elaboration?
The elaboration explains why your evidence supports your reason. 

200

What is a counterclaim?
The opposing argument

200

Uses the words "argue", "position", and/or "convince" in the prompt. 
Argumentative

200

If you don't cite your evidence what is that called?
Plagiarism

300

What is the formula for a thesis statement?
Topic + Claim + Reasons (3)

300

What is a bridge in an essay?

Often another sentence or two are needed to connect the gap between your background information that you used to introduce your topic. 

300

What is citation?

A "citation" is the way you tell your readers that certain material in your work came from another source. It also gives your readers the information necessary to find that source again, including:

information about the author 

the title of the work


300

What is the difference between the counterclaim and rebuttal?
Counterclaim argues the opposing side and rebuttal returns to your argument.

300

What is the purpose of an informative essay?
To educate the reader's audience on a certain topic.

300

What is the difference between editing and revising?
Editing is when you check for grammar and mechanical errors. Revising is making sure your ideas are organized and focusing on the topic. 

400

Why is it important to plan before writing your essay?
Planning helps you organize your ideas.  

400

Is the following an example of a strong or weak thesis statement? Explain why. Dogs are fantastic pets because they are loyal, easy to train, and friends to the whole family.

This is an example of a strong thesis statement. It provides the topic (dog), the claim (are fantastic pets) and three reasons ( because they are loyal, easy to train, and friends to the whole family). 

400

List what needs to go in a body paragraph.
(1) Transition word + Reason (2) Explain why your reason is important (3) First Evidence (4) Elaboration for first evidence (5) Second Evidence (5) Elaboration for second evidence (6) Closing sentence

400

Who has the last say the counterclaim or the rebuttal?
Rebuttal!

400

What is the purpose of an argumentative essay?
Debates or argues a particular point of claim made within the topic. 

400

The structure of an argumentative essay is held together by the following...

Thesis statement

500

Name all the parts that you need to fill in the planner. 
(1) Topic (2) Thesis Statement (3) Reasons (4) Evidence (5) Sources (6) Counterclaim (7) Rebuttal

500

Label the hook, bridge, and thesis statement in the following introduction. "Why do athletes train so hard? Athletes, such as LeBron James and Gabby Douglas, have to keep a healthy diet and prepare in many ways. No matter the sport, all of the best athletes practice their skills every day. To be successful, athletes must develop good habits, plan, and train hard."

Hook = "Why do athletes train so hard?" Bridge = "Athletes, such as LeBron James and Gabby Douglas, have to keep a healthy diet and prepare in many ways. No matter the sport, all of the best athletes practice their skills every day." Thesis = "To be successful, athletes must develop good habits, plan, and train hard."

500

Write a complete sentence with the source and quotation provide:


Source #1: Mark Twain 

Quotation: "I was young and ignorant, and I envied my brother."

According to _________ , "I was young and ignorant, and I envied my brother."

________ states,  "I was young and ignorant, and I envied my brother."

Answers will vary. 

500

What is the purpose of the conclusion?
The conclusion closes the essay the essay and tries to close the issue. Do not present any new arguments in your conclusion!

500

What statements are found in an argumentative essay and not in an informative essay?
Counterclaim and rebuttal. 

500

When you restate your reasons, you should make make sure that they are in__________.

Chronological Order