Planning an Essay

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Government 101-001 (September 16, 2009) Planning an Essay ----- The Framework
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Why an essay? 1 Relevance to employment 2 Structuring thought and coherence 3 Discipline of writing 4 Improved critique of others 5 Development of academic capital
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The Basics An essay should have: - constitute a clear  answer  to the question given - a strong  structure of paragraphs   - a clear  theme  or argument laid out in the  introduction   - be carefully  PLANNED  before it is written.
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Structural Form of an essay Introduction Theme   and  Signposts  indicating contents to  come Para 1 Paragraph  with KEY SENTENCE and  content Para 2 Paragraph  with KEY SENTENCE and  content Para 3 Paragraph  with KEY SENTENCE and  content Para 4 Paragraph  with KEY SENTENCE and  content Para 5 - n Paragraph   with KEY SENTENCE and  content Conclusion Where do we go from here?
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PLANNING AN ESSAY The Three Elements Content 3. Conclusion   (to be discussed later in the semester) “If the plan is sound, the essay writes itself”
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Planning an Essay The Paragraph: The structural bedrock of an essay  
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