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Expository EssayUnitUnsung Heroes
Journal ResponseThere were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death. Nelson Mandela
Read the quote above and make a connection between that quote and the memoir, Night. Your response should include specific examples from the story. (1 paragraph)
How can we effectively use expository writing to explain the leadership qualities reflected in the lives of Nelson Mandela & Elie Wiesel?
Pair & ShareOn your white board paddle, brainstorm ideas and/or adjectives that answer the question
What makes a good leader?
Leaders Lead The WayWhat Qualities Make a Good Leader?
Put a next to any leadership quality that you feel represents Elie Wiesel
Nelson Mandela was a civil rights leader in South Africa.
He fought against a system where non-white citizens were segregated from whites and did not have equal rights.
He served a good portion of his life in prison for his protests, but became a symbol for his people.
Later he would become president of South Africa. (1994)
Lessons in Life
7 Things We Can Learn From Nelson Mandela
Lessons in LifeHave Faith In JusticeCourage Is Triumph Over FearWith Hard Work Comes ProgressTake Pride Over Your ConvictionsShow Compassion To EveryoneBe HumbleLeave The Past In The Past & But Do Not Hesitate To Lean From It & Apply Those Lessons To Your Current Life
Add It Up.Lets revisit our original leadership qualities list
Circle all qualities that represent Mandela
Lets Revise Our List To Add More Qualities After The Biography Notes & Video Clip
Expository EssayWhat is expository writing????
Expository writing is a type of writing that is used to explain, describe, give information, or inform.
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Annddd Your Topic Is.In some ways Nelson Mandela & Elie Wiesel share similar characteristics regarding not only leadership, but also as heroes.
Look over and analyze Mandelas life lessons. Choose 3 of the 7 lessons and relate them to the life and experiences of Elie Wiesel as portrayed in his memoir, Night.
Your Pre-Writing AssignmentLook over Nelson Mandelas list: Life Lessons
Choose 3 of the 7 lessons
Think about how these lessons can relate to Elies experiences in his memoir, Night.
Look at the Thesis Skeleton that I provided for you (handout)
Complete the skeleton by plugging in your own selected information
Choose a paint cardWrite your thesis on the top colorWrite life lesson #1 in the second color blockWrite life lesson #2 in the third color blockWrite life lesson #3 in the fourth color block
Former South African President Nelson Mandela is often viewed as a world leader and a courageous hero. During his daily endeavors, Mandela exercised 7 life essentials and he shared these ideals with those around him. Mandelas life lessons _____ , ____ and _____, are also evident in Elie Wiesel's life and experiences as portrayed in his memoir, Night.
Your Essay MustHave a strong Intro Have 3 life lessons (Mandela)Relate these lessons to Wiesel & Night using strong details and textual evidence (in text citations)Include a strong closing (restate your thesis/claim)Have a Works Cited Page
HeadingNameELA 9Expository Essay__, October, 2014
Size 12 fontTimes New RomanDouble SpacedPage #s (Kerr1 etc)Works Cited Page
Guidelines for Citations
Document Specific Research FactsDocument any unusual or questionable factsDo not document common knowledge facts
WHEN IN DOUBT Document and Cite the Source
In Text CitationsUse if you know the following:
Name of the Author & Page #: (Authors Last Name and Page #) Ex. (Smith 10)
Works Cited PageThe following examples are based on the currently accepted guidelines found in the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
Alphabetize by the Authors last name
If the Author is unknown, by the Title
Double-Space the entire list of works cited
Works Cited PagePrint SourcesA Book by a Single Author
Wilson, Frank R. The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain. New York:
Essay Due Date??
Thursday, October 23, 2014&It counts as a TEST grade!