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Name: Outline for the Single-Source Summary and Response Essay Directions for the Introduction: In the introduction of the essay, provide a hook (using a startling statistic relating to the topic), a brief (one- to three-sentence) description of the novel, the italicized title, the author’s name, and the thesis: (first stwoch) bepegund-first two chapters of his memoir, Baca recounts traumatic events from his childhood. Such adversity is a common problem in America; however, solutions exist for helping children like Baca become resilient and overcome their challenges. In the introduction, guide your readers from point to point, utilizing transitional words, phrases, and sentences. Pay careful attention to creating transitions between the hook and the background information and between the background information and the thesis. 6 Writo page num! here. (author’s last name Thesis Statement: In the protege and first two chapters of his memoir, Baca recounts traumatic events from his childhood. Such adversity is a common problem in America; however, solutions exist for helping children like Baca become resilient and overcome their challenges. Steps to Success in College Composition: Student Workbook 2017 by Lindy Brazil. All rights reserved Directions for body paragraph #1: In the first body paragraph, summarize the first two chapters of the memoir. Begin this task by re-reading your careful annotations in the margins of the book. Next, following the same order of information as is presented in the book, state the main points staying true to the author’s information) Unlike other assignments, DO NOT INCLUDE details, quotes, or editorial (personal) comments. Finally, add transitions to move readers smoothly from point to point. always had to escape on Topic sentence for body paragraph #1: In the first two chapters of his memoir, Baca vividly recounts his challenging youth. He a no pe ad was thrown out of his ats liepts arguments Gravel parents ho wanted mom change him ta him to His boy Concluding statement: Steps to Success in College Composition: Student Workbook 2017 by Lindy Brazil. All rights reserved 82 Directions for body paragraph #2: In the second body paragraph, identify three of the most significant challenges Jimmy Santiago Baca faces as a child or teenager, citing quoted passages from the book to illustrate your reasoning. For each passage, explain the context of the chosen passage by setting the stage for your readers: describe the author’s main point, the scene, and/or the characters in the section of the book from which you pull the quoted passage. (e.g. When describing his uncomfortable experience at Coach Tracy’s house, Baca states, “…”) introduce the passage with the author’s last name, a verb, and a comma (e.g. Baca states, “…’) copy the passage word for word and place quotations marks around it document the quoted passage using proper MLA format explain how the quoted passage illustrates a challenge Baca faced as a boy or teenager. Then add a concluding statement, reminding readers of the main idea of the paragraph. Topic sentence for body paragraph #2: When considering his youth, three of the most significant challenges Baca faces are illustrated in the following passages. Statement of Support #1: First of all, Jimmy escaped his parent fights and argua Context: would dimmy’s father drank everday. His mom sonk. dieper into sadness. His father Snap with his mother continusly irritably and argra When explaining the context of the quoted passage, briefly state the subject matter of the section from which the Insert name and pa passage is numbe here. Quote: Jimmy (insert author’s last name) states, “ To escape their fighting you I dtes beliel A to the cand space unde author our shak to be alone in my own world. borrowed. For example, write, When ” (Baca 7 ). describing his Explanation: This is uncomfortable is one significant challenge Jimmy faces because experience at at young age, a child should be Coach Tracy’s taught an hews to be have, and work problems out, but house, Baca insted of doing that, his parents used to fight and states, orgue grount him, Steps to Success in College Composition: Student Workbook & 2017 by Lindy Brazil. All rights reserved Statement of Support #2: Context: Insert author’s last Quote: recalls,” name. Insert author’s last name and page number here. _”( ). Explanation: Statement of Support #3: Context: Insert author’s last name. Quote: describes,” Insert author’s last “( name and page Explanation: number here. Concluding remark: 2017 by Lindy Brazil. All rights reserved Steps to Success in College Composition: Student Workbook 84 Statement of Support #2: Context: Insert author’s last Quote: recalls,” name. Insert author’s last name and page number here. _”( ). Explanation: Statement of Support #3: Context: Insert author’s last name. Quote: describes,” Insert author’s last “( name and page Explanation: number here. Concluding remark: 2017 by Lindy Brazil. All rights reserved Steps to Success in College Composition: Student Workbook 84