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Canned Lesson. Expository Writing Lesson 2. Step 1: Read the prompt carefully before you begin. Writing Situation: Abraham Lincoln said, “Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” How do you think you would live a happy life? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Expository Writing Lesson 2

  • Step 1: Read the prompt carefully before you begin.Writing Situation: Abraham Lincoln said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. How do you think you would live a happy life?Think about how you will state the purpose or thesis, explain the situation, show organization, and offer persuasive evidence to validate arguments and conclusions as needed. Directions for Writing: Now write an essay describing how to live a happy life, offering three suggestions on how to do this, and support your suggestions with experiences from your own life or others.

  • Step 2: State the purpose.Think about 3 suggestions as to how you would live a happy life.

  • Step 3: Prepare the graphic organizer.Now fold your paper into 4 squares.

  • Step 4: Complete the graphic organizer.Unfold the paper and draw a box in the center. In the center box write a sentence to convey your stand.

  • Step 3: Complete the graphic organizer.I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Write one way you feel you could live your life to be happy.Example: A truly happy life would be one that is unselfish.

    Example: To have lifelong happiness, I would not be focused on material possessions.Summarize your 3 reasons.Example: I would be happy if I served others through works and deeds.Write another way you feel you could live your life to be happy.Write another way you feel you could live your life to be happy.To live a truly happy life I would I serve others through works and deeds. I would aim at unselfishness. My life would not be focused on material possessions. Through this lifestyle I would be able to find true happiness.

  • Step 3: Complete the graphic organizer.I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Write 3 details about this reason.Example: A truly happy life would be one that is unselfish.Dedication of timeContributeListening ear

    Example: To have lifelong happiness, I would not be focused on material possessions.Give MeMineDonationsSummarize your 3 reasons.Example: I would be happy if I served others through works and deeds.Career ChoicesFamily ObligationsFriendsWrite 3 details about this reasonWrite 3 details about this reason.To live a truly happy life I would I serve others through works and deeds. I would aim at unselfishness. My life would not be focused on material possessions. Through this lifestyle I would be able to find true happiness.

  • Step 3: Complete the graphic organizer. I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Elaborate on one detail.Example: I would be happy if I served others through works and deeds.Career ChoicesFamily ObligationsFriendsELABORATE

  • Step 3: Complete the graphic organizer. I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Example: Example: A truly happy life would be one that is unselfish.Dedication of timeContributeListening ear

    The choice one makes in a career, such as teaching, brings happiness, watching that spark as learning take place.Elaborate on one detail.ELABORATEHabitat for Humanity is an outstanding way to contribute to others happiness, and your own. ssssssssssssssss

  • Step 3: Complete the graphic organizer. I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.Example: To have lifelong happiness, I would not be focused on material possessions.Give MeMineDonationsCongress can help or hinder families trying to raise their childrenHabitat for Humanity is an outstanding way to contribute to others happiness, and your own.Elaborate on one detail.Americans have a generous spirit, contributing over $679 million to charities each year.ELABORATE

  • Step 5: Add transitions.Example: I would be happy if I served others through works and deeds.Career ChoicesFamily ObligationsFriends

    Example: A truly happy life would be one that is unselfish.Dedication of timeContributeListening earExample: To have lifelong happiness, I would not be focused on material possessions.Give MeMineDonationsTo live a truly happy life I would I serve others through works and deeds. I would aim at unselfishness. My life would not be focused on material possessions. Through this lifestyle I would be able to find true happiness.I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. The choice one makes in a career, such as teaching, brings happiness watching that spark as learning take place.

    Habitat for Humanity is an outstanding way to contribute to others happiness, and your own. Americans have a generous spirit, contributing over $679 million to charities each year.For example,Moreover,In the same way,For these reasons,A list of transition words is online!

  • Step 6: From the graphic organizer to the paper.Example: I would be happy if I served others through works and deeds.Career ChoicesFamily ObligationsFriends

    Example: A truly happy life would be one that is unselfish.Dedication of timeContributeListening earExample: To have lifelong happiness, I would not be focused on material possessions.Give MeMineDonationsTo live a truly happy life I would I serve others through works and deeds. I would aim at unselfishness. My life would not be focused on material possessions. Through this lifestyle I would be able to find true happiness.I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. The choice one makes in a career, such as teaching, brings happiness watching that spark as learning take place.

    Habitat for Humanity is an outstanding way to contribute to others happiness, and your own. For example,Moreover,In the same way,For these reasons,Each square will become a paragraph.Americans have a generous spirit, contributing over $679 million to charities each year.

  • Step 6: From the graphic organizer to the paper.The introductory paragraph (the center box) sums up each reason. I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. I find happiness by serving others through works and deeds. Only an unselfish person can find happiness. The happy person is not concerned with material possessions only, but the happiness of others.

  • Step 6: From the graphic organizer to the paper.Begin the introductory paragraph with a hook. Samples of hooks can be found online. I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Do you want to know the secret of true happiness? I find happiness by serving others through works and deeds. Only an unselfish person can find happiness. The happy person is not concerned with material possessions only, but the happiness of others.

  • Step 6: From the graphic organizer to the paper.Example: I would be happy if I served others through works and deeds.Career ChoicesFamily ObligationsFriends

    Example: A truly happy life would be one that is unselfish.Dedication of timeContributeListening earExample: To have lifelong happiness, I would not be focused on material possessions.Give MeMineDonationsTo live a truly happy life I would I serve others through works and deeds. I would aim at unselfishness. My life would not be focused on material possessions. Through this lifestyle I would be able to find true happiness.I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. The choice one makes in a career, such as teaching, brings happiness watching that spark as learning take place.

    Habitat for Humanity is an outstanding way to contribute to others happiness, and your own. For example,Moreover,In the same way,For these reasons,Next ParagraphAmericans have a generous spirit, contributing over $679 million to charities each year.

  • Step 5: From the graphic organizer to the paper. For example, I would be happy if I served others through works and deeds.This would affect my career choices. The choice one makes in a career, such as teaching, brings happiness watching that spark as learning take place. A dedication to my family by fulfilling my obligations would also bring long term happiness. A person who lives a happy life is also dedicated and faithful to friends, who enrich their existence.Next Paragraph

  • Step 6: From the graphic organizer to the paper.Example: I would be happy if I served others through works and deeds.Career ChoicesFamily ObligationsFriends

    Example: A truly happy life would be one that is unselfish.Dedication of timeContributeListening earExample: To have lifelong happiness, I would not be focused on material possessions.Give MeMineDonationsTo live a truly happy life I would I serve others through works and deeds. I would aim at unselfishness. My life would not be focused on material possessions. Through this lifestyle I would be able to find true happiness.I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. The choice one makes in a career, such as teaching, brings happiness watching that spark as learning take place.

    Habitat for Humanity is an outstanding way to contribute to others happiness, and your own. For example,Moreover,In the same way,For these reasons,Next ParagraphAmericans have a generous spirit, contributing over $679 million to charities each year.

  • Step 6: From the graphic organizer to the paper.Moreover, a truly happy life would be one that is unselfish. This would require a de

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