More Tips for Writing         AP Language         Ms. Shimmy
• A research paper is only  as good as its sources  of information.  Double check your  Notes/Sources  I suggest printing ...
Your revised outline should haveorganized your notes, and yourargument.
As you move from outline to 1stdraft, you should criticallyanalyze the information thatyou have gathered.
Avoid includingany irrelevantinformation orinformation thatyou don’tunderstand.
As you write, youmay want to useheadings, or colorcoding (that you’llremove beforesubmitting) in orderto organize yourideas
Start with the first topic in youroutline and re-read all thenotes that you’ve made on thattopic.
When you write, use thetechnique that suits you best.That could be quotes,summaries or paraphrases.
First Pass   Allow yourself a first pass that    just focuses on getting    information down   Once this is finished, an...
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  1. 1. More Tips for Writing AP Language Ms. Shimmy
  2. 2. • A research paper is only as good as its sources of information. Double check your Notes/Sources I suggest printing out your notes/sources so you have them in front of you
  3. 3. Your revised outline should haveorganized your notes, and yourargument.
  4. 4. As you move from outline to 1stdraft, you should criticallyanalyze the information thatyou have gathered.
  5. 5. Avoid includingany irrelevantinformation orinformation thatyou don’tunderstand.
  6. 6. As you write, youmay want to useheadings, or colorcoding (that you’llremove beforesubmitting) in orderto organize yourideas
  7. 7. Start with the first topic in youroutline and re-read all thenotes that you’ve made on thattopic.
  8. 8. When you write, use thetechnique that suits you best.That could be quotes,summaries or paraphrases.
  9. 9. First Pass Allow yourself a first pass that just focuses on getting information down Once this is finished, and you’ve stepped aside for a bit, you can come back and revise
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