Notes<br />Read 2-3 articles on topic<br />Using Cornell notes students will extract the most important information<br />Show LibGuide<br />
Paraphrasing & Summary<br />Put the information in your own words<br />Summarize the information with your partner<br />Do you remember how to paraphrase?<br />Let’s practice once.<br />
Practice<br />“Afghanistan has a relatively small (estimated at 18–20 million) rural population, most of whom live in small villages. The traditional economy is in accord with this population pattern and is based on a mix of farming (wheat, barley, corn, and fruits are the main crops) and herding (mainly sheep and goats and also cattle, camels, donkeys, and horses)” (Levinson).<br />
Thesis Statements<br />What is a thesis?<br />A general sentence with a subject and an opinion (commentary)<br />Example<br />Australiais the best country of all for a vacation.<br />Thesis = Umbrella<br />Supporting information has to fit under the umbrella<br />
Develop Your Thesis<br />What is the subject?<br />Reviewing your notes with your partner<br />Develop a general opinion that provides an umbrella for your research.<br />Example:<br />A command economy creates a stable economic structure for a country to be competitive in the world market.<br />
Turn in Your Notes<br />Create a new box labeled Thesis.<br />Type your thesis sentence into the new box.<br />Save your Google Doc and share it with the library: firstname.lastname@example.org<br />
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