Introduction
Body Paragraphs
Conclusion
Revision
Emotional Appeals
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Is the introduction the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd part of an argumentative essay?
The introduction is the 1st part of an argumentative essay.
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Is the body paragraph the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd part of an argumentative essay?
The body is the 2nd part of an argumentative essay.
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Is the conclusion the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd part of an argumentative essay?
The conclusion is the 3rd part of an argumentative essay.
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What does it mean to revise?
Revise means to go back and edit or make changes to your draft.
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What are the three appeals to the emotions?

Ethos, Logos, and Pathos

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What is a thesis statement?
A thesis statement is the author's main claim. It is the main idea of the whole essay.
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What is a topic sentence?
A topic sentence tells the main idea of the whole body paragraph.
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Why are conclusions important?
Conclusions are important because they restate the thesis and bring together the arguments and main ideas before the author gives a call to action.
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Is formal writing style written in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd person?
Formal writing style uses 3rd person only.
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Identify characteristics of the emotional appeal ETHOS.

Celebrities or experts are used to add credibility to an idea or statement.

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What is the first sentence in the introduction called?
The first sentence in the introduction is called the Hook.
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Where are the topic sentences located in a paragraph?
Topic sentences are the first sentence in each body paragraph.
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What is an opposing claim?
An opposing claim states the opposite side from the author's.
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Why is it important to revise your essays?
It is important to revise your essays to catch any mistakes.
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Identify characteristics of PATHOS?

Pathos touches on  the emotions of the reader or audience. (examples: Happiness, love, joy, fear, families, etc.)

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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.
The example is a strong thesis because it gives the author's position (dogs are fantastic pets), gives 3 supporting reasons (why dogs are fantastic pets), and is written in formal writing style (3rd person, no slang, no abbreviations, no contractions).
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What is evidence? Where do you gather your evidence?
Evidence is your proof and support for your claim/thesis. Evidence comes from sources (such as an article, book, or website).
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What are transition words? Give an example of 3.
Transition words (or signal words) show a change in ideas. Some examples include: first, second, third, in conclusion, as can be seen, overall, furthermore, for example...
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Draw an example of 3 types of revision marks on the board.
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Identify characteristics of LOGOS.

Logos uses facts, charts, data, statistics, and quotes to add credibility to an essay or topic.

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Label the hook, connecting sentences, 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?" Connecting Sentences = "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."
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Label the topic sentence, supporting details, and concluding sentence in the following body paragraph. "Second, year-round school is easier for working families. They have a hard time finding childcare or other activities to keep their children busy and cared for during the long summer break. Many working parents prefer to plan for shorter school breaks. Therefore, year-round school is less difficult for working parents."
Topic Sentence = "Second, year-round school is easier for working families." Supporting Details = "They have a hard time finding childcare or other activities to keep their children busy and cared for during the long summer break. Many working parents prefer to plan for shorter school breaks." Concluding Sentence = "Therefore, year-round school is less difficult for working parents."
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Label the restated thesis, opposing claim, and call to action in the following paragraph. "It is critical to understand that year-round school should exist because students lose knowledge over the summer, the long break is difficult for working families, and US students are falling behind students in Europe and Asia. Before one sees the research, year-round school might sound like a terrible idea. In fact, year-round school really is a wonderful solution for students. It will allow students to learn more and forget less. Therefore, if people want to help students learn more, year-round school should happen in more schools."
Restated Thesis = "It is critical to understand that year-round school should exist because students lose knowledge over the summer, the long break is difficult for working families, and US students are falling behind students in Europe and Asia." Opposing Claim = "Before one sees the research, year-round school might sound like a terrible idea." Call to Action = "Therefore, if people want to help students learn more, year-round school should happen in more schools."
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Count the number of revisions needed to be made in the following paragraph in order to reflect FORMAL WRITING STYLE: I think year-round school should exist bc students lose knowledge over the summer, the long break is difficult for working families, and US students are falling behind students in europe and asia. B4 haters see the research, year-round school might sound like a stinky idea. Year-round school really is a smart solution for our students. It’ll allow students to learn more and forget less. If we want to help students learn more, year-round school oughta happen in more schools.
10 revisions must be made.
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Provide an example of Ethos. Be sure to explain your idea.

Cardi B in the Reebok commercials, LeBron James with Cranberry sprite, Donating to Homeless Shelters, Bringing awareness to Breast Cancer, etc.

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