- Review the parts of an argument essay.
- Complete a flee map addressing the following prompt:
- Who is responsible for the creature’s actions? Is Dr. Frankenstein responsible since he is the creator or has the creature matured to the point where he can be held accountable for his actions?
Frankenstein Essay Outline
- Introduction (at least 3 sentences)
- Hook – Do not use the prompt as your hook. Be creative and engaging.
- Topic Sentence – Answer the prompt. Who is responsible for the creature’s actions? The creature or the creator?
- Thesis Statement – Preview of reasons why (combination of topic sentences for body paragraphs)
- Body Paragraphs (2-4 required – 2 paragraphs: 9-10 sentences each; 3 paragraphs: 7-8 sentences each; 4 paragraphs: 5-6 sentences each)
- Topic Sentence – reason why
- Supporting Details (How do you know?)
- Evidence – details from the text (quoted or paraphrased)
- Elaboration – details from your brain (prior experience, background knowledge, new knowledge)
- Conclusion (at least 3 sentences)
The FSA rubric for Informational Writing will be used to grade your essay. This essay is also weighted the most in your portfolio. FINISH STRONG!
- Restated Topic Sentence – Bring your essay full circle by returning to the ideas in your introduction
- Summarized Reasons – Remind your reader of the reasons you highlighted in your body paragraphs. Don’t just restate; be creative in your wording.
- Lasting Impression – Help the reader take significant meaning from your writing by relating your topic and reasons to the reader’s self, additional text, or world (global significance)
- Continue to work on your portfolio (due 5/12).
- Portfolio Checklist
- Table of Contents
- Defining Characteristics of the Horror Genre foldable (completed 3/21)
- Man-Made Monsters
- The Monkey’s Paw
- The Tell-Tale Heart
- The Pit and the Pendulum
- Frayer Models (4/3)
- Annotated Text (4/4)
- Tree Map or Research (4/5)
- Text Analysis: RACE paragraph (4/5)
- Alternate Ending (4/6)
- Murders in the Rue Morgue
- Frayer Models (4/10)
- Dialogue Techniques Tree Map (4/11)
- Choice of any 3 RACE questions (4/12)
- Text Analysis: RACE paragraph (4/13)
- Culminating Activity: Mystery Cube Activity (4/14)
- The Cask of Amontillado
- Comprehension Questions (4/17 and 4/20)
- Frayer Models (4/21)
- Text Analysis: RACE paragraph (4/24)
- Philosophical Questions, Soundtrack, or Sensory Details Tree Map (4/25)
- Culminating Activity: Interrogation Scene (4/27 and 4/28)
- Portfolio Checklist