IE3 Writing: Lesson 12
Once again, we had another busy lesson. Just one more week, and you'll be finished your first draft for your persuasion essay.
At the start of our lesson, we had a short activity on a few technical errors to avoid when writing. Remember these points:
Body Paragraph #3:
We then looked at the structure of body paragraph #3. For this paragraph, you need to introduce a counter-argument (=an opinion against your positions) and then argue against it with a rebuttal.
When you introduce your counter-argument, you can use this structure:
a. Opponents to (topic) + believe/claim + argument
b. Supports for (topic) + believe/claim + argument
Opponents to nuclear power believe that it is too dangerous.
Supporters for holding the Tokyo Olympics believe that it will help the economy.
For your concluding paragraph, remember to include these part:
At the end of next week's lesson, we'll have our second quiz. For this quiz, please review the following:
a. how to paraphrase
b. how to write concluding sentences
c. persuasion essay structure
d. in-text citation
1. Blog Comment #9
2. Prepare for quiz #2
3. Bring one copy of your essay to class next week
4. Complete entire first draft
*Write 8-10 sentences.
*Use capitalization, punctuation & spelling correctly.
*Submit by Tuesday, July 6 by 6:00pm