Transition, Lead-In, Quote
Transition + Lead-In + Quote
Transition Word(s) + Set Up Situation + Situation + Pronoun + Verb + Quote
For example, when context of the quote he claims dialogue or
For instance, before (a brief description she says anything in the
In addition, because of what is happening it reveals text
Also, while when the quote appears they explains
Secondly, during in the text- but this does character’s name observes
Furthermore, after not state what the quote believes
However, even though says)
Finally, as answers: who? what?
Lastly, since when? where?
Use this formula every time you introduce a concrete detail in a paragraph. Do not leave out any of these steps.
Read your TLQ carefully to make sure it is just one smooth sentence without run ons.
Examples of TLQs
Use examples from the summer reading – Of Mice and Men and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn