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  • 1. Thou shalt not run in the halls 2. Thou shalt only speak in a whisper 3. Thou shalt keep thy hands and feet to thyself

  • The Five Paragraph EssayA Framework for Writing Essays in History

  • I enjoy writing essays.I consider myself a decent writer.I have written a lot of essays.I am a voracious reader.I am nervous about writing essays for this class.Cest Moi!

  • Writing is tough!Then came the Middle Ages. King Alfred conquered the Dames, King Arthur lived in the Age of Shivery, King Harlos mustarded his troops before the Battle of Hastings, Joan of Arc was cannonized by George Bernard Shaw, and the victims of the Black Death grew boobs on their necks. Finally, the Magna Carta provided that no free man should be hanged twice for the same offense.

  • GigglesBach was the most famous composer in the world, and so was Handel. Handel was half German, half Italian and half English. Gravity was invented by Isaac Walton. It is chiefly noticeable in the fall when the apples are flailing off th etrees.

  • LOLThe sun never set on the British Empire because the British Empire is in the East and the sun sets in the West. Queen Victoria was the longest Queen. She sat on a thorn for 63 years. Her death was the final event which ended her reign.

  • Ouch!The Renaissance was an age in which more individuals felt the value of their human being. Martin Luther was nailed to the church door at Wittenberg for selling papal indulgences. He died a horrible death, being excommunicated by a bull. It was the painter Donatello's interest in the female nude that made him the father of the Renaissance. It was an age of great inventions and discoveries. Gutenberg invented the Bible. Sir Walter Raleigh is a historical figure because he invented cigarettes. Another important invention was the circulation of blood. Sir Francis Drake circumcised the world with a 100-foot clipper.

  • Dont try this at home!The government of England was a limited mockery. Henry VIII found walking difficult because he had an abbess on his knee. Queen Elizabeth was the "Virgin Queen". As a queen she was a success. When Elizabeth exposed herself before her troops, they all shouted "hurrah". Then her navy went out and defeated the Spanish Armadillo.

  • Here are some responses for a question about slaves and free blacks in the period from the Revolution to 1830: -Slaves could earn their freedom by sacrificing their lives.

  • -During this time, blacks had to live in ghettos and ride on the back of the bus. -The Underground Railroad was a non-profit organization. -African-Americans were forced into slavery, even after slavery was abolished. This was very frustrating.

  • -The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and were all like, 'We all that,' and we were all like 'Oh noes you didn't!' -The Japanese were put into gated communities.

  • George Washington married Martha Curtis and in due time became the Father of Our Country.Then the Constitution of the United States was adopted to secure domestic hostility. Under the Constitution the people enjoyed the right to keep bare arms.

  • Abraham Lincoln became Americas greatest Prec-edent. Lincolns mother died in infancy, and he was born in a log cabin which he built with his own hands. When Lincoln was President, he wore only a tall silk hat. He said, "In onion there is strength." Abraham Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address while traveling from Washington to Gettysburg on the back of an envelope. On the night of April 14, 1865, Lincoln went to the theater and got shot in his seat by one of the actors in a moving picture show. The believed assinator was John Wilkes Booth, a supposingly insane actor. This ruined Booths career.

  • What are the steps?Body Paragraph #1Thesis or argument that will be madeConclusionBody Paragraph #2Organizational statement of topics that will be covered in the essayBody Paragraph #3Leadintroduce time period and main terms for the essay

  • The OrderLeadOrganizational statement of topics that will be covered in the essayThesisBody Paragraph #1Body Paragraph #2Body Paragraph #3Conclusion

  • Before and After

  • Before and After

  • Great Essays Have Great ShapesIntroduction=

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  • Writing the ThesisThesis=your argument/position on the topic/prompt

  • Good morningWhat is the argument?Think.you dont need to write this.

  • What position is taken?

  • What is the argument?

  • What position is taken?

  • PromptAnalyze the most impactful events, people, and lessons in your life.

  • Basss ThesisThe person I am reflects the people, events, and lessons that have taught me the value of personal progression.

  • Born in Utah, I have experienced the toddler years, teenage drama, young adult uncertainty, and the pressures of being an adult. My life has taken many unexpected twists and turns. Through all of this, I have learned the importance of personal progression from the events, people, and lessons I have experienced.

  • The thesisDoes not simply repeat or rephrase the promptIs provocativemakes the reader thinkIs supported by evidence in the body paragraphsIs clear and appears at the bottom of the introductory paragraph

  • Write your thesisIdentify the thesis in sample essays

  • Organizational statementProvides a road map for the readerAppears before the thesisMight be embedded in the thesis

  • LeadProvides context for the essayDefines termsEstablishes time frameMakes the reader want to continue

  • The IntroductionLeadOrganizational StatementThesis

  • Examples

  • The Body ParagraphsTopic SentenceFact/ExampleSo what?Fact/ExampleSo what?Summarizing Sentence

  • The BodyEach person tackles one of the three topics for your body paragraph

  • ConclusionBring in outside informationRestate your thesisSay, I have proven that.Remind the audience of your body paragraph topicsMake it long

  • Your Questions

  • We will be fit to write stellar essays.

  • Lets give it a whirl!RubricScoring guidelines and contentThe first essay