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Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
Writing an Academic Essay
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Writing an Academic Essay

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  • 1. Writing an Academic Essay The Purpose and Process of Academic Writing http://essayacademia.com/
  • 2. Some Parameters <ul><li>We will not exhaust every aspect of academic writing </li></ul><ul><li>We will focus on the overall process of writing an academic paper </li></ul><ul><li>We will not focus on rules </li></ul><ul><li>We will instead focus on strategies </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 3. What Is The Purpose of the Academic Essay? <ul><li>The word “essay” is derived from the Latin verb “exigere”, which means to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Test </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drive out </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What could the purpose of an essay be given this definition? </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 4. Where Do I Get Ideas To Write About? <ul><li>Read texts related to your topic </li></ul><ul><li>Use brainstorming techniques like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Listing ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clustering or mind mapping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free writing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discuss the issue with others </li></ul><ul><li>Research the topic </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 5. Clustering <ul><li>Write your main point in the center of the page and circle it </li></ul><ul><li>As ideas come to you, branch off from the main point </li></ul><ul><li>Think of the cluster as a tree, each idea branching off a previous idea </li></ul><ul><li>Do not censor or edit yourself </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 6. Develop a Working Thesis <ul><li>A thesis comes at the end of the introduction section of your paper </li></ul><ul><li>It lets the reader know exactly what overall point you are trying to make </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 7. Developing an Outline <ul><li>Once you establish a thesis, use it to help you develop an outline of the paper </li></ul><ul><li>An outline will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help you organize your ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep you focused </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keep in mind there are several ways to approach writing an outline </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 8. Introductions <ul><li>The purpose of the introduction paragraph is to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bait the reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contextualize your argument or topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide necessary background information about the topic </li></ul></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 9. Strategies to Bait the Reader <ul><li>Ask a question </li></ul><ul><li>Tell a story </li></ul><ul><li>Use a quote </li></ul><ul><li>Provide interesting statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Share an anecdote </li></ul><ul><li>Make a provocative statement </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 10. Give Context in the Introduction <ul><li>What does the reader need to know to understand this paper? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Historical background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Issues relating to the topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Important authors and texts you will be referring to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why this topic is important or relevant </li></ul></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 11. Start Your Body Paragraphs with Clear Topic Sentences <ul><li>A topic sentence: </li></ul><ul><li>Comes at the beginning of a paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Presents the most important point you want to make in that paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Is specific (or not so broad it would require a full essay to explore) </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 12. Use Compelling Supporting Points to Support Your Topic Sentence <ul><li>Supporting points are examples or pieces of evidence that support the claim you have made in your topic sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>They can be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anecdotes (Stories) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expert Testimony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quotes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Observations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 13. Make Sure to Elaborate with Concrete Details <ul><li>Once you have listed your supporting points, you can now elaborate on them by adding details or explaining what you mean further. </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 14. An Alternative: Using the PIE Formula <ul><li>Another useful strategy to organize information is to use the PIE formula </li></ul><ul><li>PIE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P = Point = The main point you want to make </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I = Illustration = A quote or paraphrase from the text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E = Explanation = Your explanation about what the quote or paraphrase means </li></ul></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 15. Use Transitions to Create Coherence <ul><li>Use transition words or sentences to bridge ideas so the reader does not get confused </li></ul><ul><li>First </li></ul><ul><li>Second </li></ul><ul><li>In addition </li></ul><ul><li>Nevertheless </li></ul><ul><li>In contrast </li></ul><ul><li>Furthermore </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 16. Strategies for a Conclusion <ul><li>Re-state your thesis statement in a different way </li></ul><ul><li>Make a strong closing comment </li></ul><ul><li>Use any of the strategies for the introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Wrap up the paper with a neat bow tie </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 17. Academic Conventions: Things to Avoid <ul><li>Avoid use personal pronouns like “I”, “We”, and “You”. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid not use contractions like “isn’t”, “they’re”, “wasn’t”, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid slang </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid a personal tone </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid vague ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid plagiarism </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 18. Academic Conventions: Things to Do <ul><li>Do address both sides of an argument </li></ul><ul><li>Do cite your sources </li></ul><ul><li>Do use a formal tone </li></ul><ul><li>Do take a stand </li></ul><ul><li>Do use concrete details </li></ul><ul><li>Do give yourself time to develop your paper </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/
  • 19. Remember, Writing is a Process <ul><li>Every writing assignment is practice for the next one </li></ul><ul><li>Writing takes time </li></ul><ul><li>Go through every step of the process </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on your ideas first </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on grammar and spelling last </li></ul><ul><li>Get feedback from a peer, instructor, or tutor </li></ul>http://essayacademia.com/

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