Tutoring Journal #6

Tutoring Journal #6 - For my project, I was asked by my...

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For my project, I was asked by my teacher, Ms. Bell, to explain how to write a literary analysis paper to the class. The 10 th grade English class had just finished reading Antigone , and Ms. Bell wanted them to do their paper on it. I came up with the idea to make a recipe book as a way to explain the components of an analytical paper to the class. I made a poster that said “A Recipe for a Literary Analysis Paper” on one side and “Ingredients” on the other. Under the ingredients, I listed the four main components of a good paper: thesis, introduction, body paragraphs, and conclusion. The class had already written their rough drafts by the time I was prepared to present, but Ms. Bell said that it would be a good way for them to review the formal components in order to edit their papers and submit their final drafts. Ms. Bell gave me time to explain this concept to the class, so I explained each component or “ingredient” of a paper to the class and made an analogy to a chocolate chip cookie recipe. The
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course EDS 136 taught by Professor Chung,l during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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