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                       Summer Reading Essay – Argumentative Prompt:
         Compare/Contrast how the author’s use literary elements (A’s) to argue a similar
                                         theme (B)


                                  Paragraph 1 - Introduction – Topic/Thesis Statement
Example Claim: While Junius Edwards uses foreshadowing to show the reader how much race is connected with identity, Dr.
                           Seuss uses rhyming words to engage the reader in the same idea.




      Paragraph 2 – Main Idea.
     This is where you explain what literary element Edwards uses to connect to the theme
     you came up with in the box above.




          Detail/Example                               Detail/Example                                  Detail/Example
     Provide a direct quote with page          Provide a direct quote with page number      Provide a direct quote with page number
     Number of literary element                of literary element                          of literary element




      Paragraph 3 –Main Idea.
     Look at the second short story that you chose. What A does the author use to get the reader to
     Understand the same B as “Mother Dear and Daddy”? Write a complete sentence connecting the A to the B.




          Detail/Example                               Detail/Example                                  Detail/Example
     Provide a direct quote with page          Provide a direct quote with page number      Provide a direct quote with page number
     Number of literary element                of literary element                          of literary element




     Paragraph 4-Conclusion. Restate your claim from the Introduction in a NEW way. Leave the reader with a lasting
     impression.

				
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