E/LA 9.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details;
E/LA 9.8 Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and Information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
1. Choose your passage
2. Write out your passage - add quotes and a citation
3. Annotate your passage: Click here for Annotation Prompts
4. Reread the EA2 directions, beginning on page 405 of your SpringBoard.
5. Revisit your thesis: Is it broad enough?
6. Write your introduction
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