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What is a thesis?
A thesis is a statment that informs the reader of the subject of body paragraphs to follow.
Think, what are you writing the essay about.
What is a hook?
A hook is a sentence that grabs the readers attention, and gives them reason to continue reading.
THINK: what does a hook do?
Where does the hook appear in an essay?
The first sentence of the first paragraph.
THINK: When would you want to get a readers interest?
In what way would you create a hook? What are some thinkgs you would put in a hook?
- Interesting fact
- Question
- Create scenery
- Give a statistic
Or other interesting things.
THINK: What are some things that might grab your attention?
What is a Rhyme Scheme?
A rhyme scheme is a pattern of rhymes in a poem for example:
There once was a cat-------------A
Who went to grab a drink---------B
That cat was ever so fat---------A
Now what did he ever think-------B
The ending words all rhymed with the corresponding scheme identifyer (A,B,A,B) Sorry for the terrible poem!
THINK: Pattern
What is a Rhyme Scheme?
A rhyme scheme is a pattern of rhymes in a poem for example:
There once was a cat-------------A
Who went to grab a drink---------B
That cat was ever so fat---------A
Now what did he ever think-------B
The ending words all rhymed with the corresponding scheme identifyer (A,B,A,B) Sorry for the terrible poem!
THINK: Pattern
What is a the MORAL of a story or piece of literature?
The moral is the lesson the author is trying to teach by writing the story.
THINK: What are morals?
What happens at Tom Sawyers own funeral?
All the towns people attend and come to find that Tom and his friend are watching thier own funerals above them.
THINK: It wasn't a ghost they saw.
What must one include in a conclusion Paragraph?
The most important thing is to restate the thesis.
What is an adverb?
A word that describes the verb.
EXAMPLE:
The man ran quickly to the store.

The verb is ran, quick is the adjetive that describes the verb,
THINK: "ly"
What is a noun?
A noun is a PERSON, PLACE, or THING.

The president lives in the white house.
President and White house are nouns.
What is a verb?
A verb is refered to as an "action word" Which means a verb is a word that can be done.
EXAMPLES:
walk run play yell scream love jump fly
REMEMBER: The comercial, "Verb, it's what you do."