Week 4 Research 1

Wednesday, July 6

Planners: Thesis Statement and Outline due tomorrow.
Outline Work Page

  • Task for today:
    1. First, go into 'edit' mode on your name page and in your 'Class Work' section, create a new page titled [[[Outline]]] followed by your name.
    2. Then, develop a thesis sentence for your informative essay. An informative essay explains something specific about your topic to us, your readers. What do you want us to know about your topic? What point do you want to make about it? Check out: Tips for Writing a Thesis Statement. Write your thesis statement right at the top of your new page.
    3. Finally, copy and paste the following code onto your outline page:
+ Format for Outline
+++ ##black | I. Introduction##
++++ A. Hook:
++++ B. Bridge:
++++ C. Thesis Statement:

+++ ##black | II. First subtopic:##
++++ A. Topic Sentence:
# supporting evidence #1:
# supporting evidence #2:
# supporting evidence #3:
++++ B. Concluding Statement:

+++ ##black | III. Second subtopic:##
++++ A. Topic Sentence:
# supporting evidence #1:
# supporting evidence #2:
# supporting evidence #3:
++++ B. Concluding Statement:

+++ ##black | IV. Third subtopic:##
++++ A. Topic Sentence:
# supporting evidence #1:
# supporting evidence #2:
# supporting evidence #3:
++++ B. Concluding Statement:

+++ ##black | V. Conclusion: A restatement of the main points of your paper:##
++++ A. 1st Point:
++++ B. 2nd Point:
++++ C. 3rd point: 
++++ D. Interesting Ending:

Hit 'save' and then hit 'edit' and start filling in the outline. These are due by the end of class tomorrow.

Thursday, July 7

Planners: Work on outlines — due today

  • Task for today: Finish those outlines! Keep track of which source you found your information in and page numbers if your source had them.
  • MLA citations: tip sheet

If you have not yet started your outline page:
# First, go into 'edit' mode on your name page and in your 'Class Work' section, create a new page titled [[[Outline]]] followed by your name.
# Then, develop a thesis sentence for your informative essay. An informative essay explains something specific about your topic to us, your readers. What do you want us to know about your topic? What point do you want to make about it? Check out: Tips for Writing a Thesis Statement.
# Finally, copy and paste the following code onto your outline page:

+ Format for Outline
+++ ##black | I. Introduction##
++++ A. Hook:
++++ B. Bridge:
++++ C. Thesis Statement:

+++ ##black | II. First subtopic:##
++++ A. Topic Sentence:
# supporting evidence #1:
# supporting evidence #2:
# supporting evidence #3:
++++ B. Concluding Statement:

+++ ##black | III. Second subtopic:##
++++ A. Topic Sentence:
# supporting evidence #1:
# supporting evidence #2:
# supporting evidence #3:
++++ B. Concluding Statement:

+++ ##black | IV. Third subtopic:##
++++ A. Topic Sentence:
# supporting evidence #1:
# supporting evidence #2:
# supporting evidence #3:
++++ B. Concluding Statement:

+++ ##black | V. Conclusion: A restatement of the main points of your paper:##
++++ A. 1st Point:
++++ B. 2nd Point:
++++ C. 3rd point: 
++++ D. Interesting Ending:

Hit 'save' and then hit 'edit' and start filling in the outline. These are due by the end of class today.

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