Gottman Believes People Make English Assigment

Gottman Believes People Make English Assigment

Gottman Believes People Make English Assigment

–they are 6 questions answer them

1. Write body paragraph #1 for your essay. This is a summary of chapter 6. NOTE: Focus on the types of mistakes people make in emotional communication!

Follow the outline below – the closer you follow the outline, the more points you will get.

Correct Format:

Double spaced, indented and written correctly

Paragraph needs to have 10-12 sentences

Body Paragraph #1 – summary of chapter 6

Transition + author name + correct title of book underlined + Gottman’s thesis that people make mistakes in emotional communication that they can fix to improve their relationships.
Transition + In chapter 6, 9 summary sentences in the student’s words – no quotes.
Transition + Conclusion sentence – restates author’s thesis/big idea in different words

2.Write body paragraph #2 for your essay. Make sure you follow directions below.

The argument from Gottman about a mistake people make when communicating
Counter Argument that this is not a mistake because
Rebuttal they are wrong because

Follow the outline below – the closer you follow the outline, the more points you will get.

Correct Format:

Double spaced with paragraph indented and written correctly

Paragraph needs to have 10-12 sentences

Body Paragraph #2 – Argument , Counter-argument, Rebuttal

Transition + topic sentence Gottman argues that people make ______________ mistake when communicating with others [argument], but many people think [Counter Argument]; however, Gottman would say they are wrong because of [Rebuttal].
Transition + main idea sentence about Gottman’s argument.
Context + quote from book illustrating argument.
Explanation of how quote supports main idea sentence.
Transition + main idea sentence about counter argument.
Context + quote from book illustrating counter argument.
Explanation of how quote supports main idea sentence.
Transition + main idea sentence about rebuttal.
Context + quote from book illustrating rebuttal.
Explanation of how quote support main idea sentence 3.Write body paragraph #3 for your essay. The topic is 3 mistakes people make in communication according to Gottman

Follow the outline below – the closer you follow the outline, the more points you will get.


Correct Format:

Double spaced with paragraph indented and written correctly

Paragraph needs to have 10-12 sentences

Body Paragraph #3 – Three mistakes people make in communication according to Gottman

Transition + topic sentence Gottman states that people often make communication mistakes of 1,2,3 and this hurts their relationships.
Transition + main idea sentence about mistake #1.
Context + quote from book illustrating mistake.
Explanation of how quote supports main idea sentence.
Transition + main idea sentence about mistake #2.
Context + quote from book illustrating mistake.
Explanation of how quote supports main idea sentence.
Transition + main idea sentence about mistake #3.
Context + quote from book illustrating mistake.
Explanation of how quote support main idea sentence.

4. Review your 3 body paragraphs, and write an introduction for your essay. The thesis is how Gottman believes people make emotional communication mistakes which harm their relationships with which you agree/disagree.

Follow the outline below – the closer you follow the outline, the more points you will get.


Correct Format:

Double spaced with paragraph indented and written correctly

Paragraph needs to have 10-12 sentences


Introduction Paragraph

Interesting hook
Explain hook and relate it to book using author’s name, book title and information about the author
Explain what chapter 6 the book is about and define terms
Explain why the chapter in the book is important and people should read it
Thesis statement and that states that Gottman believes people make emotional communication mistakes which harm their relationships with which you agree/disagree.

5. Review your introduction and 3 body paragraphs, and then write a conclusion for your essay.

Follow the outline below – the closer you follow the outline, the more points you will get.


Correct Format:

Double spaced with paragraph indented and written correctly

Paragraph needs to have 10-12 sentences

Active Conclusion Paragraph

College level transition + restate thesis in different words
Transition + main idea sentence that states an idea from Gottman that could help someone fix an emotional communication mistake and thus improve a relationship
Context + Quote that illustrates the concept
Explanation of how quote supports main idea
Transition + 3 sentences that are your personal idea on how people make mistakes in communication that harm their relationships.
Transition + 3 sentences where you actively tell reader what s/he should do to so they too can improve their communication skills and thus improve their relationships
Last sentence in your own words 6.Review the essay you have written – write a creative and interesting title.

Remember to keep it short and capitalize correctly.