Expository Essay – Ruby Bridges

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Expository Essay – Ruby Bridges

“Good teachers are hard to forget.” Ruby Bridges enjoyed first grade with Mrs. Henry. She was disappointed when she wasn’t her teacher in second grade. Think about all the ways that Mrs.

Henry was a special teacher for Ruby. Explain in detail three different ways that Mrs. Henry made Ruby’s integration year better, as well as becoming a life-long friend.

You’re assignment is to write a 5 paragraph essay using your SQ3R notes.

Introduction (Paragraph 1): o

Must include a thesis statement. o

An overview of the three ways that Mrs. Henry was a good teacher. o

A closing sentence

Body (Paragraph 2, 3, and 4): o

Paragraph 2:

A topic sentence which introduced the first way that Mrs. Henry was a good teacher.

2-3 textual examples to support your topic sentence.

A closing sentence. o

Paragraph 3:

A topic sentence which introduced the first way that Mrs. Henry was a o

 good teacher.

2-3 textual examples to support your topic sentence.

A closing sentence.

Paragraph 4:

A topic sentence which introduced the first way that Mrs. Henry was a

 good teacher.

2-3 textual examples to support your topic sentence.

A closing sentence.

Conclusion (Paragraph 5) o

Restate your thesis statement. o o

Summarize the three reasons that Mrs. Henry was an excellent teacher.

A strong concluding sentence.

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Graphic Organizer:

Draft:

Peer Edit:

Final Essay:

Thursday, 4/16

Tuesday, 4/21

Wednesday, 4/22

Monday, 4/27

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