Literary Essay/Argument Writing
LITERARY ESSAY:
BEND ONE: CHARACTER ESSAY


Taking Notes on The Three Little Pigs:
Class PowerPoint: LE Intro The Three Little Pigs.pdf


Session 1-Third Little Pig Essay
Class PowerPoint: 
LE Session 1 The Three Little Pigs 2018.pdf
Literary Essay Basic Structure .pdf

Session 2-Character Traits (Raymond's Run)
Class PowerPoint: 
Prelude to Session 2.pdf
Teacher's Short Story: 
"Raymond's Run"
Audio: "Raymond's Run"
Class PowerPoint: Evidence Character Traits Session 2.docx
Annotated Class Model ("Raymond's Run"):  Annotated Raymond's Run.pdf
Class ModelEvidence Character Traits Session 2 Squeaky.docx
Session 2 Evidence Chart.docx

Student Short Stories:
"Thank You, Ma'am"
"Stray"
"The Gift of the Magi"
"The Marble Champ"

YouTube-Audio:
"Thank You, Ma'am"
"Stray"
"The Gift of the Magi"
"The Marble Champ"

Session 4-Crafting Claims:
Class PowerPoint
LE Session 4 2018.pdf

Session 5-Gathering Evidence:
Class PowerPoint: Gathering Evidence PP.pdf
Gathering Evidence Worksheet: Session 5 Gathering Evidence.pdf
Gathering Evidence Model: Gathering Evidence Worksheet Class Model.pdf
Storytelling Evidence: LE Session 5 Day 2 2018.pptx
Transitions for Citing Evidence: Ways to Cite Evidence.docx


Session 6-Annotating Model Character Essays:
Mrs. Rayner's Model Squeaky Essay: Squeaky essay model.docx
Another Model Squeaky Essay: Exemplar Writing LE.pdf


Session 7-Analyzing Evidence:
Class PowerPoint: LE Session 7 2018.pptx


BEND TWO: THEMATIC ESSAY

Session 8-Determining Themes:
Class PowerPoint: LE Session 8.pptx
Motivations/Problems/Themes Chart: LE Session 8 Chart.docx


Annotating:
Sample Thematic Essay:
Theme Essay Model.docx

Thematic Essay: "Popularity"

Audio: "Popularity" Reading
Short Story: Popularity.Adam_.Bagdasarian.pdf

Session 10:
Introductions
Class PowerPoint: LE Session 10 Introduction.pptx

Body Paragraphs:
Class PowerPoint: LE Session 10 Body Paragraphs.pptx

Conclusions:
Class PowerPoint: LE Session 10 Conclusions.pptx
Brainy Quote 
Pixar Movie Themes


ANOTHER GREAT RESOURCE
Literary Essay Grade 6





ARGUMENT WRITING:
Note-taking:
     Class Model: Should Kids Be on Reality TV NOTES.docx
     Note-taking Form: Notetaking Chart.docx
Introduction: Argument Essay Introduction.pptx
Body Paragraphs: Argument Essay Body Paragraphs.pptx
Conclusion: Argument Essay Conclusion.pptx
Model 6th-Grade Argument Essay: Football Argument Essay.pdf



Media:
Video Game Effects: CBS News September 30 2015.mp4
School Uniforms: WSPA 7News, January 3, 2017
Cell Phones in School: CBSN September 2, 2014







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