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SU UPPER SAMPLE ESSAY Objectives: Understanding textual organization through analysis at whole text and paragraph level: recognizing topic sentences, introductions, thesis statements, conclusions, cause/effect relationships Essay Question Students identify general area(s) of content that is/are defined by key terms in the topic. What are the most important ethical considerations for international newsmakers in the world today? Task: Students skim the essay to identify general areas of content and underline key words and phrases that are relevant to the essay topic. Students put relevant ideas/ lexis in their note-taking sheets. Text organization Looking at the whole text How many main topics are there in this essay question? What are they? 3 Which part(s) of the essay gives general information about the topic? Thesis statement Which part(s) of the essay gives more detailed/ specific information about the topic? Which part(s) of the essay give example(s) about the topic (s) discussed in the essay? Why is it important to give examples? Looking at paragraphs Match the following statements with different parts of the essay. A. This is the first paragraph of an essay. It explains the topic with general ideas. It also has a thesis statement . This is a sentence that gives the main idea. It usually comes at the end of the paragraph. _______1_________ B. These are the paragraphs that explain and support the thesis statement and come between the introduction and conclusion. There must be one or more paragraphs in an essay.______2 3 4 __________ C. This is the last paragraph of an essay. It summarizes or restates the thesis and the supporting ideas of the essay.____5______________ 1
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