Thursday, January 26, 2017

BOSTON MASSACRE EDITORIAL FORMAT

EDITORIAL FORMAT

INTRO PARAGRAPH:
1st sentence should be factual statement including your 5Ws (no bias here!)
Then state your opinion WITHOUT using I think….
Example: The rowdy colonists taunted the British soldiers, forcing the men to react and resort to violence.

ATE 1 (new paragraph)
 In this first ATE, You will cite one of the sources you analyzed. Do this by paraphrasing…
Example: According to Captain Thomas Preston, Captain Thomas Preston’s testimony makes it clear that…
Extension should use the evidence from this source, the facts that you have, and your own bias

ATE 2 (new paragraph)
Same as ATE 1 but cite another one of your sources
CONCLUSION (last paragraph) Briefly re-state your opinion and conclude your Editorial.

Additional tips:
Please include a title! Be Creative

Use a thesaurus to help you come up with descriptive words!

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