Students will write an argumentative essay about who is to blame for Ophelia's madness. Resource includes prompt, required criteria, suggestions for analysis and sentence frames.
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Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
Use precise language, domain-specific vocabulary, and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic.
Use appropriate and varied transitions and syntax to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships among complex ideas and concepts.
Develop the topic thoroughly by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience’s knowledge of the topic.