6. 09 Body Paragraphs and Conclusion Worksheet For this assignment you will be writing your body paragraphs and conclusion for your essay



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6.09 Body Paragraphs and Conclusion Worksheet

For this assignment you will be writing your body paragraphs and conclusion for your essay.

Writing Prompt: How have these two authors expressed their relationships with nature? After reading and analyzing "The Calypso Borealis," an essay by John Muir, and William Wordsworth's poem "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," write an essay in which you describe how each author views nature and answer the question. Support your discussion with evidence from the text.

  1. Copy and paste the introduction of your essay. If your instructor suggested any revisions to your introduction, please make your revisions and include in the space below.

Both John Muir, and William Wordsworth were lonely beings.  They both loved and wrote about nature, but were depressed in doing so.  Nature brought them closer to happiness, so whenever they were upset, they thought back to the happiness.  John and William talked about how nature in their eyes was beautiful, and how it helps and change their outlook on life while writing about it.
  1. Write (Body Paragraphs)


2. Using what you have learned about evidence, explanation, quotations, and paraphrase, write your body paragraphs in the space below. (You should have a minimum of 2 body paragraphs)
You will need to include at least one of each of the following:

  • a direct quotation introduced with a complete sentence and a colon

  • a direct quotation introduced with a signaling phrase and a comma

  • a direct quotation that is introduced and explained in one sentence

  • a paraphrased example

  • an embedded quotation

 

 

  1. Locate (Quotations)


3. Within the body paragraphs of your essay, locate a direct quotation that is introduced with a complete sentence and a colon. Copy and paste it here. Be sure to include the entire sentence that contains the quotation as well as the explanation sentence(s) that comes after it.

 

4. Within the body paragraphs of your essay, locate a direct quotation that is introduced with a signaling phrase and a comma. Copy and paste it here. Be sure to include the entire sentence that contains the quotation as well as the explanation sentence(s) that comes after it.



 

5. Within the body paragraphs of your essay, locate a direct quotation that is introduced and explained in one sentence. Copy and paste it here.

 

6. Within the body paragraphs of your essay, locate one paraphrased example and copy and paste it here.



 

7. Within the body paragraphs of your essay, locate one embedded quotation and copy and paste it here.


  1. Write your Conclusion


8. Using techniques learned in this lesson, write the conclusion to your essay in the space below.

9. How did you connect your introduction and your conclusion? (Did you use a similar technique, repetition of a significant word or phrase, etc.?) Explain.



10. Copy and paste the words or sentence that signals closure of your essay.

 

11. Copy and paste the sentences that synthesize your ideas. Remember, synthesis combines the main ideas of your essay AND comments on the significance of those ideas.



 

12. Copy and paste the sentences that answer the question from the prompt: What conclusion or implications can you draw? (It is OK if you have these sentences as a part of your synthesis or challenge to your audience. Include them here as well. It is also OK if these sentences are separate from those two elements.)

 

13. Copy and paste the sentences from your conclusion that challenge your audience to think, feel, or do something.


  1. Reflect


14. What are you most proud of in this draft of your body paragraphs?

 


  1. What questions do you have about how to use examples or explanations in your writing?

None at this time.

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