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Moving From Collecting To Organizing Esy3

Moving From Collecting To Organizing Esy3



Moving from Collecting to Organizing

Moving from Collecting to Organizing



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  • Moving from Collecting to Organizing Argumentative Research Essay
  • Today we will …
    • Discuss collecting strategies you used
    • Move from collecting to organizing
      • Define and identify refutation and concession ideas
      • Discuss organization choices and Organize ideas
    • Discuss types of evidence/appeals/support strategies
  • Most of you chose Mind Mapping and T-Chart as your strategies?
    • Why did you make that choice?
  • What did you learn by using the collecting exercise?
    • What was
      • Easy?
      • Difficult?
    • How did they help you?
  • Now that you have done the collecting exercises… Is there anything you wish you would have done differently?
  • Recursive nature of writing—
    • Do you need more research?
    • How would this research be different?
    • Do you need more Collecting?
    • How would this be different?
  • Organization
    • What is organization?
    • Why is it important?
  • What does an outline consist of?
    • Thesis
    • Topic sentences
      • What is a topic sentence?
      • How many TSs will you need?
  • Outline Choices
    • HANDOUT 2—go over them
    • Pg 277
    • Rogerian Technique 281
  • In essay, include Refutation and/or Concession
    • What does it mean? Look at root of word?
    • Refute Defense refutes prosecution
    • Disprove/contest/rebut/counter/
    • prove wrong
    • Concede I can’t convince group so I concede
    • Grant/give in/admit
  • Refutation
    • Tell other side and show how it is wrong (this is one way to argue your side)
  • Concession
    • Tell other side and say you agree
    • But…
    • Your arguments/points are more valid
  • Look at the opposing side
    • Which arguments can you refute?
      • Refute—Wrong! Why?
    • Which arguments can you concede to?
      • Conceed—Agree…but
  • Look for connections between ideas
    • Con—any groups?
      • Learning/protection
    • PRO—any groups?
      • What they learn/other benefits/can learn on their own
    • EXAMPLE ON BOARD #3/#4
  • Group refutation/concession with arguments
  • Use those notes to begin outline
    • HANDOUT 6 AND 7
  • Ways to support Thesis?
    • Give examples
    • Present comparison and contrast
    • Show a cause and effect
    • Argue by definition
  • Argument Strategies
    • Appeal to Logic—reader’s ability to reason and recognize good sense
      • solid evidence
    • Appeal to Emotion—persuade people by playing on their feelings
      • Do not mislead; distract; scare
  • Types of Evidence
    • Personal Experience
    • Experience or Testimony of others whose opinions are pertinent
    • Factual information from research
    • Statistics from current, reliable sources
    • Hypothetical examples
    • Testimony from authorities or experts
    • Charts, graphs, or diagrams
  • Moving from Collecting to Organizing
    • Label refute or concede.
    • Notes—refute—Wrong! Why? (in own words).
    • Group ideas in CON—label.
    • Group ideas in PRO—label.
    • Group REFUTATIONS with arguments.
    • Decide—use a CONCESSION?
    • Decide—omit ideas?
    • Decide—which outline format?
    • Write outline.