Comm two week 1 DQ 1 copy - When generating ideas you need...

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Comm two week 1 DQ 1 copy There are several steps to take in writing an essay. One of those steps is knowing how an essay is constructed. When writing an essay you must first find your topic sentence, or thesis. Your topic sentence will present your main point, which is written in the introductory paragraph. The next part of your essay is your supporting paragraphs. These paragraphs support your main point. A common essay will contain at least three supporting paragraphs. Depending on the information and wealth of knowledge you wish to share with readers, you could have more. Just remember, the beginning of every supporting paragraph should have a topic sentence. The last part of your essay will be the concluding paragraph. This paragraph usually sums up your topic, and is a paragraph where you can throw in your final thoughts on the topic you wrote about. The actual writing process of an essay consists of five basic stages-generating ideas, planning, drafting, revising, and editing.
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Unformatted text preview: When generating ideas, you need to find and explore your topic. Make sure you make your point and support it. When planning, arrange your ideas, and make an outline. Once you are ready to write your draft, make sure you include an introduction that will interest your readers. End with a strong conclusion, and a title. As your revise, throw out ideas that don't fit. Last, edit your draft. Check for your spelling and grammar mistakes. What you decide to write about will determine the type of readers you draw in. If you wish to reach out to a political crowd, then you would write about something happening in today's political world or economy. Typically, when writing about politics, you would talk about statistics or growing problems that would interest today's American. Not all authors are able to write to please every reader. All authors have there different approach and ways of writing. As an author, you need to write about what interests you....
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