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  1. Essay Writing for Int 1Glasgow 5th March 1971 Or how to do your first critical essay without embarrassing anyone.

  2. Copy Me Cow Aim of this lesson: To show me what the examiners are looking for To help me understand how to get an A in my critical essay To help me organise my ideas To help me to PEEL © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  3. Copy Me Cow What the examiners are looking for Understanding– am I showing I understand what the writer is trying to do? Analysis– can I name and explain the techniques used? Evaluation– can I form a personal opinion about the ideas in the text and support it with quotes? Expression– can I write in a way that is clear and correct? © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  4. Copy Me Cow How to get an A Clearly answer the question Use quotes from the text to prove you are right Show understanding of what the writer is trying to do Write clearly and without any spelling or punctuation mistakes © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  5. Copy Me Cow The question Chose a poem which deals with an exciting or interesting event. Say what the poem is about and show what words or phrases make it interesting.. . © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  6. The question Chose a poem which deals with an exciting or interesting event. Say what the poem is about and show what words or phrases make it interesting.. . © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  7. Step 1: Mind Mapping Glasgow 5th– how is the scene made interesting? © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  8. Step 1: Mind Mapping Newspaper headline Present tense Seems like true story Everyday place but dark and wet Glasgow 5th– how is the scene made vivid? violence Clear visual imagery Realistic characters Innocent victims blood Faceless criminals pain Society just drives by © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  9. Step 2: How to PEEL Glasgow 5th– how is the scene made vivid? The ideas will become paragraphs in your essay Each paragraph follows a simple structure: P E E L © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  10. Copy Me Cow Step 2: How to PEEL Point Evidence Explain Link back to question © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  11. Copy Me Cow Step 2: How to PEEL Point (what I will show in this paragraph) Evidence (quote from the poem) Explain (explain how this proves my point, unpack any techniques, and give a personal reaction to them) Link back to question (show how this answers the question) © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  12. Step 2: How to PEEL: example Glasgow 5th– how is the scene made vivid? In “Glasgow, 5th March 1971”, the poet creates a vivid description of a violent incident. One of the best ways he does this is by describing the injuries to the victims: “The young man’s face is bristling with fragments of glass” Morgan uses a metaphor to create a horrible picture of the young man’s face. The shards of glass seem to make a beard, there are so many. This is effective because it shows us how many pieces are embedded, and how he will be scarred. This horrible image is one of the ways the scene is made vivid and memorable. © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  13. Step 2: How to PEEL Glasgow 5th– how is the scene made vivid? In “Glasgow, 5th March 1971”, the poet creates a particularly vivid description of a violent incident. One of the most powerful ways he does this is by describing the injuries to the victims: “The young man’s face is bristling with fragments of glass” Morgan uses a metaphor to create a disturbing picture of the young man’s face. The shards of glass seem to make a beard, there are so many. This is effective because it shows us how many pieces are embedded, and how he will be scarred. This horrible image is one of the ways the scene is made vivid and memorable. P E E L © www.mrsharpetheteacher.com

  14. A Quotation Sandwich? In “Glasgow, 5th March 1971”, the poet creates a particularly vivid description of a violent incident. One of the most powerful ways he does this is by describing the injuries to the victims: “The young man’s face is bristling with fragments of glass” Morgan uses a metaphor to create a disturbing picture of the young man’s face. The shards of glass seem to make a beard, there are so many. This is effective because it shows us how many pieces are embedded, and how he will be scarred. This horrible image is one of the ways the scene is made vivid and memorable. P E E L

  15. A Quotation Sandwich? cracker In “Glasgow, 5th March 1971”, the poet creates a particularly vivid description of a violent incident. One of the most powerful ways he does this is by describing the injuries to the victims: “The young man’s face is bristling with fragments of glass” Morgan uses a metaphor to create a disturbing picture of the young man’s face. The shards of glass seem to make a beard, there are so many. This is effective because it shows us how many pieces are embedded, and how he will be scarred. This horrible image is one of the ways the scene is made vivid and memorable. P E E L cheese cracker