Crafting the Body Paragraph for the Literary Analysis Essay
In this mini-lesson, students learn about the parts of the body paragraph for writing an essay. Students read about the purpose of the body paragraph and then ratiocinate three student sample paragraphs. This is an excellent mini-lesson to introduce students to the body paragraph, OR use this mini-lesson to review with your students.

Pair this lesson with our follow-up lessons on topic and concluding sentences, selecting and blending evidence, and writing commentary/ analysis.

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Created: Jul 26, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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