Conclusions_Checklist

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Conclusions Checklist: 1. Read your conclusion aloud to your partner. 2. What purpose does it serve? 3. Does your conclusion answer the question "So what?" 4. Does your conclusion give your reader something to take away that will help them see things differently or appreciate your topic in personally relevant ways? How does it do this? Cite specific examples, at least two. 5. Does your conclusion suggest broader implications that will not only interest your reader but also enrich your reader's life in some way? 6. Does your conclusion serve as a gift to the reader? 7. Does your conclusion answer the question "Why should anyone care?"
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Unformatted text preview: (If yes, what is that answer?) 8. Now read your introduction and your conclusion side by side. If they say essentially the same thing, you probably need to rethink your conclusion. Your conclusion should do more than just restate your thesis--it should push the ideas further and explain their relevance. 9. Which kind of conclusion is yours? (Refer to handout and check one) 10. The "That's My Story and I'm Sticking to It" conclusion ________ The "Sherlock Holmes" conclusion ________ The "America the Beautiful? /"I Am Woman"/"We Shall Overcome" Conclusion ____ The Grab Bag Conclusion ________...
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