HOW DO YOU FIND COURAGE IN THE FACE OF FEAR?
Write and Discuss Write an Informative Essay Write a three- to four- paragraph essay in which you compare and contrast fears and phobias. You might want to review your notes on the QuickStart activity before you begin. ❑ Introduce the topic and express your controlling idea on fears and phobias. ❑ Then, tell about the similarities and differences between fears and phobias. Include the details from the text to support your ideas. ❑ In your final paragraph, state your conclusion about the benefits of fear. Discuss with a Small Group Have a discussion about how information in “Fears and Phobias” can help someone overcome a fear. ❑ As a group, review the text and decide which information is relevant to the question. Use the subheadings to help you locate the information. ❑ Have group members prepare ideas and details that relate to the question. ❑ Review the ideas together and suggest which can help someone overcome a fear. Listen closely and respectfully to all ideas. Think About the Essential Question Gather Information Review your annotations and notes on “Fears and Phobias.”Then, add relevant details to your Essential Question Log. As you determine which information to include, think about: • the kinds of fears people face • what happens to people when they face the fear • how can people overcome the fear
TEKS 10B, 11B
Writing an informative Essay
Having a Group Discussion
As you write and discuss what you learned from the article, be sure to use the academic vocabulary words. evident factor indicate similar specific
At the end of the collection, use your notes to write an informative essay.
Fears and Phobias
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