Formal Essay Results: Learning from Our Efforts

Formal Essay Results: Learning from Our Efforts

Formal Essay Writing: Advice enhancing Macbeth Paper Writing Thesis: Rubric Scoring Exceeds standard (5) ** Unique, highly individual and a clear, provable argument **Coherent and written in an exemplary fashion **Placed

appropriately in the paper Approaches standard (2) **Barely attempts to make an argument **Poorly written and/or unclear **Placed appropriately in the paper Body Thesis Sentences:

Body Paragraph Topic Sentences Without a BTS, you waste an important opportunity to show how that paragraph connects to the whole thesis and shows the development of your argument. Strong BTSs and CSs are necessary for a 10 in Analysis and Organization Body Thesis Sentences:

Body Paragraph Topic Sentences Body Thesis Sentences: Body Paragraph Topic Sentences Body Paragraphs Without a BTS, you waste an important opportunity to show how that paragraph connects to the whole thesis. Strong BTS/CS necessary for a 10 in Org. Write about fiction in the present tense.

Really evaluate whether or not you need a transitional word, phrase, or sentence. Avoid obvious or to + word transitions You may need more body paragraphs to prove your thesis than you originally plan to use. Introductory Paragraphs Must

introduce the title and the author of the work before any characters, settings, or context Italicize titles of plays, poems, songs and magazines Underline (when handwriting) or italicize (when typing) book titles Never write a title two times in an intro paragraph Introductory Paragraphs Integrate

phrases, using commas, to show relationships between just-introduced characters Macduff, Macbeths confidante, Obierka, Okonkwos longtime friend, Also a good strategy in body paragraphs Avoid the following weaknesses to have powerful literary analysis:

Generalizations Rhetorical questions Absolute claims Speculation Shakespeare must have been a fair man Shakespeare believed in equal rights The ending of Macbeth is what the audience wants to see

the outcome of Macbeth would have been different. Body Paragraphs Always use evidence from the whole play to prove your thesis If you only reference half the book it looks like you didnt finish reading or the rest of the book disproves your thesis Dont refer to important plot points without

using quotations. Refer to the exposition rather than the beginningspeak in a formal literary register. One-Paragraph Responses A thesis that exceeds the standard is essential. Evidence must be nuanced and integrated fluently. Editing for Brevity

ING words TO BE verbs Macbeth is killing Macbeth kills Okonkwo is shooting Okonkwo shoots PREPOSITIONS Words to hesitate and thoughtfully consider before using in formal writing Words that lead to generalization

many people society similarities differences diverse various several everything Words that lead to speculation would could should

might *Use of speculative words is sometimes appropriate in history but never in language arts

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