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Unformatted text preview: Chapters 7, 8 and 9 Select and narrow your topic  Determine your purpose  Develop your central idea  Generate your main ideas Guidelines Consider the audience Consider the occasion Consider yourself  Strategies for Selecting a Topic Brainstorming Listening and reading for topic ideas Scanning web directories  Narrowing the Topic Create categories Find the right level General purpose To inform, persuade or entertain  Specific purpose Identify a behavioral objective Formulate the specific purpose Use the specific purpose A complete declarative sentence  Direct, specific language  A single idea  An audience-centered idea Generating main ideas Logical divisions Reasons Specific steps  Previewing main ideas Personal knowledge and experience  The Internet Web pages, directories and search engine Evaluating resources: accountability, accuracy,...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2010 for the course DS SAD taught by Professor Asd during the Spring '10 term at A.T. Still University.

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