Unit #2 Essay is due BY CLASS TIME Firday 3/13. Emailed to email@example.com as a Microsoft Word Doc OR hard copy.
Writing Process Averages will also go in the Gradebook on Friday 3/13. Make sure you come to class prepared with your pre-writing and drafts all this week!
Go to easybib.com to generate ALL your citations, including Lord of the Flies.
ISBN NUMBER: 9780399501487
Unit #2: Writing about Lord of the Flies Through a Critical Literary Lens
-At least 9 quotes, most being from Lord of the Flies. No more than 11.
-MLA Format- TIMES NEW ROMAN, 12 POINT FONT, DOUBLE SPACE
-Works Cited page on the LAST page of the essay
- 3-4 pages
- Italicize the name of the book: Lord of the Flies
PEER REVIEW CHECKLIST
_____ All paragraphs are indented (hit TAB or space 8 times).
_____ I have a total of 9 quotes in my entire essay. No more than 11.
_____ There are no careless spelling errors in my essay.
_____ All quotes are properly EMBEDDED
_____ Proper nouns (places and character names) are always capitalized.
_____ I have an intro paragraph in HIT format (HOOK-INTERCHANGE-THESIS).
_____I have a conclusion paragraph in reverse-HIT format (Re-stated thesis- INTERCHANGE- generalized HOOK).
_____Every time the title of a book is mentioned, I italicize the title: Lord of the Flies
_____ Any time I quote from the text, I have a parenthesis at the end of the sentence containing the quote with the correct page number.
Example: Montag expressed a “terrified grimace” when he saw the robots (55).
_____ Periods or ending punctuation for sentences including quotations appear AFTER the parenthetical citation.
_____ I have included TRANSITIONAL words or phrases when moving from one thought to the next (In between every E/D pair). All transitions are followed by a COMMA.
Example: Furthermore, the theme is expressed through the character Victor when...
_____ I have properly embedded ALL my direct quotations. Meaning, the quotes are not alone in their own sentences. ***REFER TO YOUR NOTES IF YOU’RE NOT SURE***
_____ My Work Cited page is on the very LAST page of my essay.
_____ My Work Cited page has a centered Work Cited title.
_____ I understand that the final copy of my essay is due BY CLASS TIME
_____ I will bring either a hard copy to class OR email the essay as a MICROSOFT WORD DOC by the due date and time to firstname.lastname@example.org
_____ I understand that is a hard deadline, and I will be deducted 10-points for every day it is late.
QUOTING A QUOTE
Golding explains Jack’s cold-heartedness because “He punches Piggy and says, ‘shut up, Fatty’” (55).
Piggy expresses concern when he mentions ‘”my asthma”’ (6).
2nd: Honors World Literature
3rd: World Lit. w/ Ms. Lauck (email@example.com)
4th: Honors World Literature
Tuesday and Wednesday mornings 8-8:35 OR by appointment.