100W Notes 1 - Preview the main points you will discuss in...

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Notes on outlining and organizing the fact paper 100W Writing Workshop
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The Proposition (Lunsford, 262) A declarative sentence consisting of a subject and a predicate that affirms or denies a state or condition in reality. Examples: Babies drool. The bird is in the nest. She is unhappy with her latest purchase. The slow drip in the bathroom needs to be fixed.
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Standard organization of a term paper Introduce topic with an attention-getter and vivid language State thesis Preview argument or main points Develop first main point Develop additional main points Review argument Conclude and make reference to details provided in the opening of the paper
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Organization of your fact paper Introduce topic with an attention getter and vivid language
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Unformatted text preview: Preview the main points you will discuss in your paper First main point Second and third main points Conclude with reference to details provided in the opening Two organizational strategies: Organize by topic (with topic sentences at the beginning of each paragraph). Organize for inference. Vivid language conveys a tone and helps the reader to identify with the topic establishes a there there Vivid language and the Fact paper Your opening paragraph should establish your topic and the tone of your paper You must make word choices that are empirically verifiable For example, A peeling sky-blue house with particle board siding sits on a rise several miles outside of Pine Ridge....
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