Essay Writing How I Spent My Holiday by otd10299

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									Wrap It Up!
Creating A
Conclusion
Can you select the best
concluding sentence to wrap
up?
 The ending sentence in a paragraph
 or essay should summarize what has
 already been said.

 The   ending sentence should add
 ZING to the paragraph or essay.
A concluding sentence never
adds new information.
             If it is not in the
          paragraph or essay,
           it should not be in
                the wrap up
                  sentence.
1. Topic: My best holiday
   celebration ever
 Details:
   •Christmas last year
   •Remote controlled car
   •Visit grandparents in Florida
                Are you ready to
                choose the best
               wrap up sentence?
   As you can see, Christmas last
    year was my favorite holiday
    since I received a remote
    controlled car and visited my
    grandparents in sunny Florida.

   As you can see, Christmas last
    year was my favorite holiday,
    because I had so much fun and
    got to play with all my stuff; and it
    was cool.
   As you can see, Christmas last
    year was my favorite holiday
    since I received a remote
    controlled car, visited my
    grandparents in sunny Florida.

   As you can see, Christmas last
    year was my favorite holiday,
    because I had so much fun and
    got to play with all my stuff; and it
    was cool.
2. Topic: If I had a million dollars to
   spend on someone else
 Details:
   •Build a new home for my parents
    •Help feed the hungry
    •Take my friends to Disneyland
                 Are you ready to
                 choose the best
                wrap up sentence?
   In the end, I would take the
    million dollars and buy my
    parents a new car, feed the
    hungry, and take all my friends to
    Disneyland.

   Since the million must be spent
    on others, I would build my
    parents a new home, feed the
    hungry, and take all my friends to
    Disneyland.
   In the end, I would take the
    million dollars and buy my
    parents a new car, feed the
    hungry, and take all my friends to
    Disneyland.

   Since the million must be spent
    on others, I would build my
    parents a new home, feed the
    hungry, and take all my friends to
    Disneyland.
3. Topic: The life cycle of a butterfly
 Details:
   •Caterpillar
    •Cocoon
    •Butterfly
                 Click the box to
                 choose the best
                wrap up sentence!
   The butterfly’s life cycle goes
    through the following three
    stages: a green caterpillar, a
    brown cocoon, and a beautiful
    butterfly.

   The life cycle of a butterfly is
    never dull as it begins as a
    caterpillar, spins a cocoon, and
    emerges as a beautiful, graceful
    butterfly.
   The butterfly’s life cycle goes
    through the following three
    stages: a green caterpillar, a
    brown cocoon, and a beautiful
    butterfly.

   The life cycle of a butterfly is
    never dull as it begins as a
    caterpillar, spins a cocoon, and
    emerges as a beautiful, graceful
    butterfly.
4. Topic: Building a tree house
 Details:
   •Draw a plan
    •Gather materials
    •Begin work
                Click the box to
                choose the best
               wrap up sentence!
   So grab your hammer and join
    me as we draw out a plan, gather
    our materials, and begin building
    the very best tree house ever!


   So in conclusion, to build a tree
    house you must first have a
    building plan, gather the
    materials, and get started!
   So grab your hammer and join
    me as we draw out a plan, gather
    our materials, and begin building
    the very best tree house ever!


   So in conclusion, to build a tree
    house you must first have a
    building plan, gather the
    materials, and get started!
5. Topic: Babysitting my little brother
 Details:
   •Sneaky
    •Picky eater
    •Whiney
                 Click the box to
                 choose the best
                wrap up sentence!
   I’m in double trouble when I have
    to babysit my little brother,
    because he is sneaky, a picky
    eater, and whines like a cat.


   I hate babysitting my little brother
    because he is sneaky, a picky
    eater, and whines a lot.
   I’m in double trouble when I have
    to babysit my little brother,
    because he is sneaky, a picky
    eater, and whines like a cat.


   I hate babysitting my little brother
    because he is sneaky, a picky
    eater, and whines a lot.
6. Topic: If I could change how my
   parents treat me
 Details:
   •Stay up later
    •Pay a larger allowance
    •Ask my opinion
               Click the box to
               choose the best
              wrap up sentence!
   Thus, my parents should let me
    stay up later, pay me more
    allowance, and ask my opinion
    more often; besides, all my
    friends get to stay up late.

   Therefore, if I could change the
    way my parents treat me, I would
    change my bedtime, increase my
    allowance, and let me put my two
    cents in on decisions.
   Thus, my parents should let me
    stay up later, pay me more
    allowance, and ask my opinion
    more often; besides, all my
    friends get to stay up late.

   Therefore, if I could change the
    way my parents treat me, I would
    change my bedtime, increase my
    allowance, and let me put my two
    cents in on decisions.
7. Topic: Staying home on a snowday
Details:
  •Sleep in
  •Sledding
  •Snow cream
               Click the box to
               choose the best
              wrap up sentence!
   Let it snow, let it snow, so I can
    sleep in, sled on the fresh fallen
    snow, and make cold, delicious
    snow cream.


   Finally, I love snow days
    because I can sleep late, sled
    outside, and make snow cream
    to eat.
   Let it snow, let it snow, so I can
    sleep in, sled on the fresh fallen
    snow, and make cold, delicious
    snow cream.


   Finally, I love snow days
    because I can sleep late, sled
    outside, and make snow cream
    to eat.
8. Topic: How to improve your grades
Details:
  •Listen
  •Do homework
  •Be prepared
               Are you ready to
               choose the best
              wrap up sentence?
   So listen carefully to the teacher,
    do your homework, and come
    prepared to improve your grades
    in school.


   There’s no mystery to improving
    your grades at school if you just
    listen to the teacher, do your
    homework, and come to class
    prepared.
   So listen carefully to the teacher,
    do your homework, and come
    prepared to improve your grades
    in school..


   There’s no mystery to improving
    your grades at school if you just
    listen to the teacher, do your
    homework, and come to class
    prepared.
The best concluding
sentence will:
 Summarize    what has already been
 said.


 Add   ZING to the paragraph or essay.
A concluding sentence never
adds new information.
             If it is not in the
          paragraph or essay,
           it should not be in
                the wrap up
                  sentence.
Now you try it!

                     Write a
                   concluding
                  sentence that
                  wraps up the
                    following.
Topic: My summer vacation

Details:
 Washington D. C.
 Visit the Smithsonian
 Visit the Capital Building
Topic: My most embarrassing
moment
        Details:
         In the classroom
         Taking a test
         Fell into the trashcan

								
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