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How to write like a PRO!

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Daniela Cao

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How to write like a pro!
Daniela D. Cao Formulates ideas Writing Process: Highlights different stages. 3 steps: Inventing, Composing, Revising Inventing: Create a thesis, Brainstorm, Research, drafting. Composing: Create an outline, implementing ideas, writing ( Intro, Body, Conclusion) Revising: Technical corrections, Proofreading, Consultation, Peer review, Drafting 3 parts of a text, also the 3 parts of an outline! Intro, Body Conclusion Intro: Body: Conclusion: Captivating! Contains Thesis. Introduces 3 arguments Contains text Expands on 3 arguments Restated thesis. Must not include new points What is an argument? A disagreement. A contradiction A position. Point of view A dash of ideas 3 things one should do before handing in a final copy! 1. Revising! 2. Editing! 3. Proofreading Transition! Why is organization important in argument? •Ranking of arguments •Structural & technical presentation ( flow, synthesis of ideas) Title four main parts of an organized written argument •Introduction •Body •Conclusion •Thought provoking Purpose of the Title! Captivates reader Should be catchy State thesis! Purpose of introduction Introduce arguments! (3) Captivate audience! Examples: Methods for introducing Arguments scenarios experiences ideas Research Citations and quotations statistics check out scholar resources! for expertise, details and a different point of view organize your arguments strong - weak - strong remember to use transition words! answers the question The Thesis statement states your position tells your audience your topic sets your genre! The Topic Sentence its located in the intro & conclusion explains your theme! presents the query a rebuttal! Counter Argument a small contradiction without giving it away! in order to show your audience that you are not writing a biased essay! Why do you need a counter argument?! to reinforce/ support points made How can you use researched material in your essay? to expand on arguments to build interest to make your statements clear don't introduce new ideas! Conclusion restate your 3 arguments Purpose: summarize restate your thesis! re-answer the query The End 1. Behind the Book. N.p.: n.p., n.d. 53+. Print. 2. Hassib Salhani, The Writing Process, Rodney Bay : ISSL, 2012, whiteboard. Bibliography 3. "Welcome to the Purdue OWL." Purdue OWL: Organizing Your Argument Presentation. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2012. <http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/693/01/>. 4. Rochelle Lieber. N.p., 1983. Web. <http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/4178325?uid=3737576&uid=2&uid=4&sid=21101245795067>. 5. Hassib Salhani, The Writing Process, Rodney Bay: ISSL, 2012, whiteboard 6. "Welcome to the Purdue OWL." Purdue OWL: Organizing Your Argument Presentation. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2012. <http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/693/01/>. 7. Hassib Salhani, The Writing Process, Rodney Bay: ISSL,2012, whiteboard. 8. Alexander, Christopher, Sara Ishikawa, and Murray Silverstein. A Pattern Language. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print. 9. Pylkkanen, Liina. "Introducing Arguments." Google Books. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2012. <http://books.google.com/books?id=p_hQyPEWARwC>. 10. Sharp, Steve. "Mastering the Thesis Statement." Google Books. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2012. <http://books.google.com/books?id=jDnuFEmCMAQC>. 13 "AP English Language & Composition For Dummies." Google Books. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2012. <http://books.google.com/books?id=a0O75iBRj64C>.Page 64 12. Hughes, William, and Jonathan Lavery. "Critical Thinking, Sixth Edition:." Google Books. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2012. <http://books.google.com/books?id=gD6GQf4h56UC>. 14. 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