ENGL 1301 PowerPoint 2 Writing Process

ENGL 1301 PowerPoint 2 Writing Process - NOT My paper is...

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The  Writing  Process ENGL 1301
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Understand Assignment Zero In on Topic Gather Information Organize Develop Thesis Write First Draft Prewriting and Writing First  Draft
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Brainstorming Clustering/Branching Sorting a subject Asking questions Freewriting Generating Ideas
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I. Outline A. Topic Outline B. Sentence Outline 1. Subunit 1 2. Subunit 2 Organizing Information
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What Is a Thesis? A thesis statement presents the main  idea of a piece of writing, usually in one  sentence and in the introductory  paragraph. Developing a Thesis
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Focuses on one central issue Tailors scope of issue to length of paper Forecasts what is to come Precise, often previewing organization
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Unformatted text preview: NOT My paper is about . . . . An Effective Thesis Focus on generating ideas Use notes Provide transitional words or sentences Save intro and conclusion for later if troublesome Use asterisk* for problem spots SAVE OFTEN AND IN MULTIPLE WAYS Writing the First Draft Set aside at least half a day Print out hard copy Think in terms of readers expectations Separate what you have written from what you intended to write Read at least 3 times 1. Essay 2. Paragraphs 3. Sentences and Words Revising...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course ENG 1301 taught by Professor Martak.moore during the Fall '11 term at Collins.

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