~Word Clues Notes
1. Write Word Clues and the lesson number at the top of the page.
2. Write name and date in upper right corner.
3. 3. Fold paper in half lengthwise. You are going to create an outline.
4. 4. Roman numeral 1 should be on the left side of
Trojan War Notes
A Greek god and goddess were getting married. Their names were Peleus &Thetis
They did not invite Eris to their wedding.
She got mad and came anyway.
She threw a golden apple onto the
dinner table, and Paris was told to decide who the
Transitional Words and Phrases
These words and phrases are used to signal passage from one thought to another. There
are numerous transitional phrases and words available. Become familiar with them and
the relationships they indicate.
Indicating a Series:
Step 6 Developing a Sentence Outline
The most efficient way to construct anything is to follow a plan. Think of buildings,
housing developments, recipes, and yes, even writing.
A plan is the logical basis for all forms of construction.
Puritan and Native American Notes
Created the first American literature
Literature was primarily oral; it was passed around from
person to person and generation to generation through
storytelling and performances
Beliefs are that humans
Step 5 Formulating your Final Thesis Statement
Now that you have read, studied, and taken notes on the sources you have gathered, it
is time to decide what the basis of your paper will be. The thesis statement is your
answer to the question you have raise
Last Name 1
Title of Paper
*Thesis Statement: is specific to your topic
I. Topic Sentence that covers all of first main point and supports thesis statement (own
A. Lead-in that flows into quote like a complete sentence quoted material from
Step 7 - Write the first draft, including parenthetical documentation and works-cited page
The first draft of a research paper should be written primarily to organize the
content. This is the place for making sure that you present the thesis with a partic
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Final Thesis Sentence Construction Outline
Compare the Great Gatsby Characters. Symbols from the book
1. When students text - they fail to communicate in a face to face ma
The Question: The Heart of the Research Process
What is the research question?
At every phase of your research you will find yourself asking What am I doing? What does
my teacher want me to do? I just dont understand what this project is about.