3.12 thesis powerpoint - Fort Thomas Independent Schools
Transcript 3.12 thesis powerpoint - Fort Thomas Independent Schools
3.12 – WONDERS OF THE WORLD
SPRINGBOARD PAGE: 191
Thesis Writing for Tangerine
Create a paragraph about
Paul’s Self Concept
WHAT YOU NEED…
A Sheet of Paper
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW FIRST?
Definition of Self-Concept.
Self-Concept is a noun described as the idea or
mental image one has of oneself and one's
strengths, weaknesses, status, etc.; self-image.
To accurately write a paragraph about Paul’s selfconcept, you need to first decide how YOU think
Paul feels about himself throughout the novel.
QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER THAT MIGHT
HELP YOU DECIDE…
On your note paper, write THREE important
events Paul has been through in the novel:
NOW, NEXT TO THOSE EVENTS THAT YOU
How did this event make Paul feel about himself?
Was he sad?
Was he happy?
Was he dedicated?
Can you think of any others? _________________
(Feel free to search the web for other character traits
that might fit Paul in the novel)
NOW THAT YOU HAVE A LIST…
You need to pick a one trait that represents
Paul’s self-concept that we can see several times
in the novel.
For Example, If I say that Paul is Confident, I
need to come up with THREE situations or
events from the story that show the reader that
he is Confident.
ON YOUR NOTE PAPER…
You need to find evidence from the text to
support whatever trait(s) you picked for Paul.
These are the REASONS:
1. Paul is confident in the novel when . . .
(this is where I would insert a situation from the
book that shows he was confident) Include a page
2. Evidence can also include setting, his
language, actions, actions of others, thoughts,
NOW THAT WE HAVE ALL OF OUR SUPPORT, WE
CAN START OUR PARAGRAPH..
We can come up with our Subject.
What are we talking about??
In the novel _______________ by ______________ ,
the character Paul shows the reader he is
__________________in many ways by
______________________ , ____________________ ,
The blanks represent things you need to fill in
that are relevant to what YOU chose. An
example is on the next page.
A RELATED EXAMPLE...
In the movie The Sandlot by Davey Mickey
Evans , the main character Scott shows he is
timid in many ways by his apprehension to play
baseball, his nervousness, and his lack of
Now, write one on your note sheet about the
traits you found in Tangerine for Paul.
There… we have a solid first paragraph with a
thesis that we will prove in the next several
CREATE A TOPIC SENTENCE FOR YOUR
Using my example from The Sandlot…
The RED is the TOPIC sentence. The black is my
support from the book. You can be even more
descriptive than what I wrote below.
1. Scott shows that he is timid in the movie when he
is apprehensive to play baseball with the group of
kids in his neighborhood. In the movie, Scott follows
the boys to the ball field, yet he isn’t quite sure if he
wants to be involved in the game. His apprehension
shows us a lot about Scott’s character, and how he is