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Class 36 1 a

  1. 1. EWRT 1A Class 36
  2. 2. AGENDA OUTLINING YOUR ESSAY DRAFTING YOUR ESSAY
  3. 3. Outlining Your DraftWith your purpose and goals in mind, make a quick scratch outline thatincludes the following: a clear statement of the problem (in-class) your thesis statement, announcing the proposed solution and forecasting your reasons for it (in-class) your argument for the solution, giving reasons and support (homework) anticipation of counterarguments and a response to objections readers might have about the proposed solution your evaluation of alternative solutions
  4. 4. Presentation of the problem Write a few sentences that argue that the problem exists Write a few sentences that argue that this problem is serious In a few sentences, outline the causes of this problem. Read what you have written aloud to someone near you.
  5. 5. Consequences of failing to solve the problemMake a list of the consequences of failing to solve this problem.Put the list into paragraph form.Read what you have written aloud to someone near you.
  6. 6. Thesis Statement You have probably written your thesis statement already. If so, copy it here. If you have not yet written it, write one or more sentences to serve as your tentative thesis statement. In most essays proposing solutions to problems, the thesis statement is a concise announcement of the solution. Think about how emphatic you should make the thesis and whether you should forecast your reasons.
  7. 7. Description of the proposed solutionRevise your first draft of your proposed solution.Explain why it would solve the problem.Show why or how it is possible
  8. 8. List of steps for implementing thesolution You should have written out these steps for your homework. Now, put your steps into paragraph form. Make sure to use transitions and connecting words so the paragraph does not read like a list. Explain what you mean as you go through the steps.
  9. 9. HOMEWORK Post # 42 Reasons and support for the solution  Topic sentence with the first reason that supports your solution  List statistics, anecdotes, examples, scenarios, testimony you might use to support your reason  Topic sentence with another reason  List statistics, anecdotes, examples, scenarios, testimony you might use to support your reason  Topic sentence with another reason  List statistics, anecdotes, examples, scenarios, testimony you might use to support your reason Put all of the parts we wrote today into a single document. Read it aloud to make sure it is in a logical order. Change the order of your paragraphs if that makes sense to you. Post your draft.Bring your draft or your device with your draft to our next class.

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