The Power of Habits 1200-1500words.
Help me study for my English class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.
We need a book The Power of Habits by Charles Duhigg to write quotes for the essay.
Please when you write Quotes , you should write which member page . At least two sentences must be written to explain the quotation.
Note: You should only write about one habit and follow the steps to write the essay. (I do not want to write about smoking or waking up late).
You can find Quotes from chapter 1 , cahpter 2 , chapter 3 .
Creating the Hook
Create the hook about the subject of this introduction:
1_Is there a quotation which may apply to this subject?
Answer the following questions.
1. What is the title of the book.
2. Who is the author of the book.
3. What is the book about?
4. Why is the book important?
5. How can reading this book change someone’s life?
Now use the above information to create the BACKGROUND INFORMATION for your introduction.
______________________________________Thesis statement about how using the information learned in the text can help us improve our personal lives.
Your habit loop [Body Paragraph 1]
Think about your personal habit, what are a habit you’d like to change?
Write down the cue, routine, reward
Create your topic sentence to include the idea that the first step in changing a habit is the identification of the habit loop:
Now complete the following for your three ideas
idea #1: ____Your habit Cue___________________________________________________________
Quote from text supporting the idea that the cue begins a habit loop:_____________________
Explanation of the cue in terms of your habit: ____________________________________
idea #2: ___Routine and your habit_________________________________________________
Quote from text supporting the idea importance of routine in habit formation:
Explanation of routine in terms of your habit: ______________________________________
idea #3: ____Reward and your habit______________________________________________________
Quote from text supporting the idea reward in habit formation:_____________________
Explanation of reward in terms of your habit: ____________________________________
[Body Paragraph #2]
A] Think about your bad habit – What do you think you might actually be craving?
B] Think about your cue, routine, and reward – How could you change your routine in a way that still took into consideration the cue, kept the same reward AND met the craving?
C] What Outside resources might help you make this change?
Create your topic sentence to include the idea that changing a routine requires accurately identifying the craving, changing the routine that satisfies craving, and uses outside resources for support:
Now complete the following for your three ideas
idea #1: ____Your habit craving___________________________________________________________
Quote from text supporting the idea of craving in habit formation:_____________________
Explanation of the craving in terms of your habit: ____________________________________
idea #2: ___Changing the routine but meeting the craving_____________________________________
Quote from text supporting the idea importance of routine change in habit change:
Explanation of routine change in terms of your habit: ______________________________________
idea #3: ____Outside Support______________________________________________________
Quote from text supporting the idea of using outside support in habit change:_____________________
Explanation of outside support in terms of your habit change: _________________________________
Paragraph 3 -Personal Experience Paragraph Building
Over the weekend you have tried to change a routine while meeting a craving to alter a habit – was it successful or not?
1. Create a topic sentence agreeing or disagreeing with the author’s main idea that through altering a routine to still meet a habit craving and accessing outside sources, one can effectively change a habit or not.
2. Explain what you did this weekend to change your habit.
Explain the experience in vivid detail:
______________________________________3. Did you feel the habit shift or not? How does this support or negate the author’s claim OR do you think you misidentified the craving, cue or reward? Do you think with additional changes it will work in future?
Choose an ending transition and connect it to a restatement of your thesis in different words:
Summarize the main ideas in first body paragraph in 2 sentences:
Summarize the main ideas in second body paragraph in 2 sentences:
Summarize the main ideas in third body paragraph in 2 sentences:
Choose 2 of the following and then pick the one you like best for your paragraph
Write a suggestion/advice you might make for the readers:
Talk about your hook again and relate it to habit change:
Make a prediction about habit change for you or readers:
Use a new quote, question , or anecdote relating to the topic
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