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Reading, Thinking, and Writing Reading, about Issues Getting Started on a Writing Assignment
Analyze the assignment and allocate time Analyze Identify an issue, narrow it, and test it Do some initial writing, reading and thinking Do Record what you know Read to improve background information Copy images or text to add to your file Use critical thinking prompts Talk it through Talk Read to Develop Arguments
Recognize argument purpose Recognize Obvious argument Extremist argument Hidden argument Hidden Unconscious argument Exploratory argument Objective reporting Apply Types of Argumentation Purpose to Visual Argument Purpose
Use written purpose types and apply to Use visual argument. Can take form of exploratory argument Can Some images mainly objective Academic Argument
Purpose is to understand it, analyze it, evaluate it, and take a position and write about it. about Use academic style Take a position Document sources accurately Techniques for Reading, Thinking, Writing about Issues
Read while continuing to think and write Read Survey and skim to save time Identify and read the information in the Identify introduction, body, and conclusion introduction, Look for claims, subclaims, support and transitions Read with an open mind and analyze the common Read ground between you an the author Understand key words Understand Underline, annotate, and summarize ideas Write outlines or maps Take Notes and Avoid Plagiarism Plagiarism
Record quotes Make summaries Make paraphrases Connect examples to your ideas Write Your Paper, Read It, Think about It, and Revise It
Refocus your issue and reconsider your audience Make an extended outline to guide your writing writing Write the first draft Break through writer’s block Revise the draft See revision strategies in the chapter See Summary-Response Paper
Two parts Two Summary showing you understand the Summary argument argument Response showing your reaction to the Response argument argument Add analysis to a summary-analysisresponse paper to show you understand response why an argument is effective Exploratory Paper Exploratory
Identify as many major positions as Identify possible possible Exploratory papers found in Newspapers Magazines Newsmagazines Scholarly journals Exploratory Paper Exploratory
Advantages Greater understanding of the issue Acquire facts and opinions Establish common ground As it explains several views, the reader is As more willing to learn about other positions more How to Write An Exploratory Paper How
Select an issue Read Read Research Sketch out answers to exigence, constraints, Sketch audience audience Show three ways people view the issue Analyze the rhetorical situation Analyze Write a draft, include transitions Work summarized ideas and quotes into draft Revise the paper Include Works Cited ...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2009 for the course ENG ENG 112 taught by Professor Rebeccapumphrey during the Spring '09 term at Ivy Tech Community College.
- Spring '09