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    • ESSAY ORGANIZER Submit by Email Print FormSAVE TO YOUR COMPUTER BEFORE TYPING - COMPLETE USING ADOBE READER - SAVE OFTEN.Your Name Halle HinkleYour Topic Why Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh are the greatest beach volleyball team ever. Type of Essay need help choosing? Persuasive / Argumentative Compare / Contrast Cause / Effect Definition Informational Interview Descriptive Evaluation Literary Analysis Division and Classification Narrative OtherBRAINSTORMING <a href="http://www.mindmeister.com/29503973/misty-may-and-kerri-walsh-are-the-Link to your Mindmap greatest-women-s-beach-volleyball-team">Misty May and Kerri Walsh are thegreatest womens beach volleyballteam.</a> OR Free Mind Map SiteAttach your Mindmap illustration file here Mind MeisterThesis StatementNeed help?I believe that... Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh are the greatest womens beach volleyball team ever. Is your thesis narrowly focused? READ THIS BEFORE MOVING ON Did you complete the thesis checklist? Is your language at a high-level?Your Subtopics Topic High School and College Topic Topic AVP Olympics 1 Careers 2 3 Are your topics different? Are your topics interesting? By discussing these topics, will you be able to prove your thesis true?
    • Topic 1 High School and College CareersWhat is a good sentence to Misty May and Kerri Walsh dominated on the indoor court long before they stepintroduce this topic to your foot on the sand.reader? Is your language at a high-level? In 1992 and 1994 Misty May led her high school Newport Harbor High School to a CaliforniaSupport #1 State Championship. She also received (Mizuno) High School National Player of the Year Award. Kerri Walsh attended Archbishop Mitty High School where she played Varsity.Source http://www.ask.com/bar?q=misty+may+college+career&page=1&qsrc=0&ab=1&u=http%3A%2F %2Fwww.mikasasports.com%2Fmisty-may%2Fmisty-may-biography.php Is your language at a high-level? Kerri Walsh attended Stanford University where in 1996 she received National Freshman of the Support #2 Year, First Team All-American, Final Four Most Valuable Player, First Team All-Pac-10, Named to Pac-10 All-Freshman Team, All-Tournament selection at the NCAA Pacific Regional, All- Tournament pick at the Goff/Michigan State University Volleyball Classic, Named AVCA National Player of the Week on October 21, and Named Pac-10 Player of the Week on October Source http://www.ask.com/bar?q=kerri+walsh+stanford+university+college First Team All-District 8, 21. In 1997 Kerri Walsh received First Team AVCA All-American, +career&page=1&qsrc=167&ab=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gostanford.com%2Fsports%2Fw- First Team All-Pac-10, NCAA Mountain Regional Most Valuable Player Selected as Pac-10, volley%2Fmtt%2Fwalsh_kerri00.htmllanguage atthe First Team All-American honors despite being Player of the Week on November 17, Earned a high-level? Is your slowed by shoulder problems for most of the season. 1995 Kerri Walshs Senior year she also received First Team AVCA All-American, Named Pac-10 Player of the Long Beach University to In Misty May who was a setter in college led her undefeated team from Year, becoming the sixth Cardinal to earn the honor, First Team All-Pac-10, Member of the NCAA Mountain Regional All- Support #3 a National Championship where she received MVP of the tournament award, Honda Boderick Tournament Team. NCAA Athlete of the Year Award, and First Team all American. Misty also made First Team All American her Sophomore and Junior year. Source http://www.ask.com/bar?q=misty+may+college+career&page=1&qsrc=2417&ab=5&u=http%3A% 2F%2Fwww.netglimse.com%2Fcelebs%2Fpages%2Fmisty_may%2Findex.shtml Is your language at a high-level? What is a good sentence to After Misty and Kerri finished their college careers they were on to bigger transition into the next and better things. paragraph? Transition word help Is your language at a high-level? QUICK PARAGRAPH CHECKLIST Is the information arranged from less important to most important? Does every sentence help support your topic? Does this information get you a step closer to proving your thesis? Do you provide sentences of different lengths and complexities in this paragraph?
    • Topic 2 AVPWhat is a good sentence to After dominating on the indoor court Misty May and Kerri Walsh moved on tointroduce this topic to your achieve higher goals in the sand.reader? Is your language at a high-level? Kerri Walsh started playing in AVP in 2001. In her career she has finished domestic first placeSupport #1 sixty five times and she has finished first Internationally thirty eight times. Overall she has places first one hundred and three times earning her a total of $1,798,422.50.Source http://www.kerriwalsh.com/profile/ Is your language at a high-level? Misty May Treanor holds the record for the most wins for woman in AVP. She has won first place Support #2 Internationally thirty eight times and domestic sixty eight times. Mistys earnings are $1,824, 157.50 from winning first place a total of one hundred and five times. Source http://www.mistymay.com/may/about Is your language at a high-level? Misty May Treanor was the second woman to ever pass the 1 million dollar mark in her earnings Support #3 ever in the AVP. Kerri Walsh surpassed the 1 million dollar mark as well becoming the fourth woman in the AVP. Source http://www.ask.com/bar?q=kerri+walsh+college+career&page=1&qsrc=0&ab=5&u=http%3A%2F %2Fwww.avp.com%2FThe-Players%2FFemales%2FW%2FKerri-Walsh.aspx Is your language at a high-level? What is a good sentence to Although making it in the AVP is a big accomplishment, making it in transition into the next Athens and Beijing is a lot more toilsome to do. paragraph? Transition word help Is your language at a high-level? QUICK PARAGRAPH CHECKLIST Is the information arranged from less important to most important? Does every sentence help support your topic? Does this information get you a step closer to proving your thesis? Do you provide sentences of different lengths and complexities in this paragraph?
    • Topic 3 OlympicsWhat is a good sentence to Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh made Olympic history when they were theintroduce this topic to your first womens beach volleyball team ever to win back to back gold medals.reader? Is your language at a high-level? Kerri Walsh won the MVP award in the Athens, Greece 2004 Olympics. Misty May and KerriSupport #1 Walsh won their first Olympic gold medal in Athens, Greece.Source http://www.ask.com/bar?q=misty+may+and+kerri+walsh+in+athens +greece&page=1&qsrc=0&ab=5&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mistyandkerri.com%2Fathens.asp Is your language at a high-level? Misty May and Kerri Walsh played in the 2008 Beijing, China Summer Olympics as well. They Support #2 made it all the way to the championship game where they won their second gold medal and their one hundred and eighth game in a row. Source http://www.nbcolympics.com/beachvolleyball/news/newsid=163540.html Is your language at a high-level? The 2008 womens beach volleyball championship was Misty May Treanors one hundred and Support #3 third career win, for Kerri Walsh it was her one hundredth. Source http://www.nbcolympics.com/beachvolleyball/news/newsid=163540.html Is your language at a high-level? QUICK PARAGRAPH CHECKLIST Is the information arranged from less important to most important? Does every sentence help support your topic? Does this information get you a step closer to proving your thesis? Do you provide sentences of different lengths and complexities in this paragraph?
    • Introduction ParagraphNeed help?Ask yourselfHow can I get my readers attention?Imagine your reader knows nothing about your topic. What background information could I give my reader about mytopic?Why should the reader care to know this information?What is it you are trying to prove? The rain pouring down as the last point was scored, Kerri Walsh slamming the ball intoAttention Getter the wet heavy sand, they did it. Misty May and Kerri Walsh made Olympic historyNeed help? again.What was your attention getter? A Question A Quick Story An Interesting Fact A Quote A Shocking Statistic An Unusual Statement OtherBackground Information- Introduce your topic, but notyour thesis Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh have been playing beach volleyball since - Provide insider details that they were children. They have always stood out in the team and on the court.would help your reader betterunderstand your topic, but notinformation you are discussing inyour support. Is your language at a high-level?Why should your reader care? Making it to the Olympics is a dream that so many people do not get to achieve, it takes the best of the best to compete. The fact that not only did Misty May TreanorComplete this sentence.. and Kerri Walsh make it to the Olympics and win, but they made Olympic history and won first place twice in a row is an amazing accomplishment for the UnitedIt is important that you read States to have.this essay because... Is your language at a high-level?Thesis Statement Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh are the greatest womens beach volleyball(paste the one you already team ever.wrote on page 1) QUICK PARAGRAPH CHECKLIST Did you avoid referring to yourself or your reader directly? Would you want to read your paper after reading your introduction?
    • Conclusion ParagraphNeed help?A conclusion should...Include a brief summary of the papers main points. Evoke a vivid imageSuggest results or consequences Wrap it all up for your readerLeave a lasting impressionRestate your thesis in Womens beach volleyball has never seen a team greater than the dynamic duo of Mistya fresh, new way May and Kerri Walsh. Is your language at a high-level?Summarize / Even in college on an indoor court Misty May and Kerri Walsh were achieving greatReflect / Give Final things. It is amazing that State Championships were just the beginning for the pair.thoughts on Topic 1 Is your language at a high-level? Did you summarize AND provide a final thought?Summarize / Getting a chance to do what you love, dominate, and get paid for it all is a dream comeReflect / Give Final true for a lot of players. Misty May and Kerri Walsh annihilated competition no matterthoughts on Topic 2 what was thrown at them. Is your language at a high-level? Did you summarize AND provide a final thought?Summarize / Playing in the Beijing Olympics is one of the greatest accomplishments you can achieve inReflect / Give Final beach volleyball. After watching Misty and Kerri it is no wonder why they have receivedthoughts on Topic 3 so many awards for their spectacular playing abilities. Is your language at a high-level? Did you summarize AND provide a final thought?Final Thought-Contains vivid language No one has ever come close to doing the things that they have accomplished.-Compound or Complex sentence Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh are truely the best womens beach-Leave a lasting impression volleyball team of all time.-Sums up your essay in oneincredible sentence Is your language at a high-level? QUICK PARAGRAPH CHECKLIST Did you avoid referring to yourself or your reader directly? Did you feel your conclusion leaves the reader satisfied and impressed?
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY Copy and Paste your citations you created using Easybib. -MLA Format "Misty May Biography." Misaka Sports. Web. 17 Sept. 2009. <"Misty May Biography." Misaka Sports. Web. 17 Sept. 2009.>.CitationsinAlphabeticalOrder "Kerri Walsh." Stanford University. Web. 17 Sept. 2009. <http://www.ask.com/bar?q=kerri+walsh +stanford+university+college+career&page=1&qsrc=167&ab=1&u=http%3A%2F% 2Fwww.gostanford.com%2Fsports%2Fw-volley%2Fmtt%2Fwalsh_kerri00.html>. Paragraph Organization- Read to see where your sentences go in your essay. Paragraph 1- Introduction Paragraph 3 - Body Paragraph 2 Paragraph 5 - Conclusion - Attention Getter - Topic Introduction - Thesis Restatement - Background Information - Support 1 - Summarize/Reflect/Final - Topic 1 - Why should we care sentence - Support 2 - Summarize/Reflect/Final - Topic 2 - Thesis Statement - Support 3 - Summarize/Reflect/Final - Topic 3 - Transition - Strong Final Thought Paragraph 2 - Body Paragraph 1 Paragraph 4 - Body Paragraph 3 Final page - Bibliography - Topic Introduction - On a new page - Support 1 - Topic Introduction - Titled - Bibliography - Support 2 - Support 1 - Use citations created from Easybib - Support 3 - Support 2 - MLA Format - Transition - Support 3 - Alphabetized Before you submit checklist Is your paper in Time New Roman font? Do you proofread at least 3 times? Do you use 12 pt font? Has someone other than you read this paper? Do you use double space? Did I put everything in my own words to avoid plagiarism? Do I spell everything correctly? Have I done my best? Did I check all punctuation and capitalization? Did I rid my essay of unnecessary qualifiers like "Really" "Just" "Sort of" "Like" and "So" Do you get rid of BABY WORDS and use a thesaurus to enhance your language? mrdaley@mrdaley.com