ESSAY ORGANIZER                                                                                       Submit by Email     ...
Topic 1 Why is the Serengeti important to geography?What is one good sentence                           The Serengeti is i...
Topic 2 The wildlife in the Serengeti.What is one good sentenceto introduce this topic to What is the wildlife like in the...
Topic 3 The great migrations.What is one good sentenceto introduce this topic to Another thing that would be sweet to see ...
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  1. 1. ESSAY ORGANIZER Submit by Email Print FormSAVE TO YOUR COMPUTER BEFORE TYPING-COMPLETE USING ADOBE READER-SAVE OFTENYour Name Austin ShettlerYour Topic Serengeti Type of Essay Persuasive / Argumentative Compare / Contrast Cause / Effect Literary Analysis Informational Interview Descriptive Evaluation Research Other Division and Classification Narrative Definition PersonalBRAINSTORMINGLink to your Mindmap http://www.mindmeister.com/30117413/serengeti OR Free Mind Map SitesAttach your Mindmap illustration file here Mind Meister Bubbl.us Mind42Thesis StatementNeed help?I believe that... the Serengeti is the best place in the world to go and explore.* READ - Quick Note Is your thesis narrowly focused?You should test whether or not it is a thesisstatement by imagining the words, "I believe that" Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean?before the thesis statement.Those three words are not actually part of thethesis statement.Your Subtopics Topic Why is the Serengeti Topic The wildlife in the Topic The great migrations. 1 important? 2 Serengeti. 3 Most Important Topic / Strongest 2nd Most Important Topic 3rd Most Important Topic / Weakest Are your topics completely different? Are your topics interesting?
  2. 2. Topic 1 Why is the Serengeti important to geography?What is one good sentence The Serengeti is important to geography because its one of the biggest Nationalto introduce this topic to Parks around in Africa.your reader? Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean?Support #1 The Serengeti is a National Park it is a huge plain where animals travel through to1-5 sentences migrate and for calving.Need a transition word?Source Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? Support #2 1-5 sentences Need a transition word? Source Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? Support #3 Most scientists go to examine the different behaviors in the area so they can understand 1-5 sentences the species better than before. Need a transition word? Source Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? What is one good sentence to You should go see the Serengeti because it is the number one place to find transition into the next paragraph? all kinds of different animals at once. Need a transition word? Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? 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?
  3. 3. Topic 2 The wildlife in the Serengeti.What is one good sentenceto introduce this topic to What is the wildlife like in the Serengeti?your reader? Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean?Support #1 In the Serengeti they have said that the most commonly seen animals are the Zebras,1-5 sentences Lions, Giraffes, Cheetahs and Hyenas. Watching the carnivores run after the antelopeNeed a transition word? would be pretty sweet to see on the first you go and visit.Source Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? Support #2 Some other animals that you can see at different times of the year are the crested 1-5 sentences porcupine, the crocodile, crowned crane, elephants and different kinds of monkeys. This Need a transition word? is the small part of the how many animals move through the area each day. Source Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? Support #3 As far as we can tell as of right now there are about 150 different species of animals that 1-5 sentences migrate through the Serengeti at different times of the year. Now does that sound like fun Need a transition word? going and watching all the different animals and see what there behaviors are. Source Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? What is one good sentence to That sounds like it would be sweet to do now lets talk about the transition into the next paragraph? migrations in the Serengeti. Need a transition word? Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? 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?
  4. 4. Topic 3 The great migrations.What is one good sentenceto introduce this topic to Another thing that would be sweet to see would be the different migrations.your reader? Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean?Support #11-5 sentences Different animals all year around migrate through the Serengeti.Need a transition word?Source Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? Support #2 Depending on the different times of the year are when different animals come through. 1-5 sentences For example in the beginning of the year you may see a monkey or two. Then you come Need a transition word? back during the middle and see antelope or crocodiles in some parts. Source Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? Support #3 The time of year is an issue and the different areas of the Serengeti. Some areas have 1-5 sentences elephants when others may have lions and hyenas it all depends on when and where Need a transition word? though. They also migrate so they can have there young which is good and not good. Its good because they are repopulating, bad because thats when the predators run through and eat them to survive. Source Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? 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?
  5. 5. Introduction ParagraphNeed help?Ask yourself1) How can I get my readers attention?2) Imagine your reader knows nothing about your topic. What background information could I give my reader aboutmy topic?3) Why should the reader care to know this information?4) What is it you are trying to prove?Attention Getter1 SentenceNeed help?What was your attention getter? A Question A Quick Story An Interesting Fact A Quote A Shocking Statistic An Unusual Statement OtherBackground Information 2-5 Sentences- Introduce your topic, but notyour thesis - Provide insider details thatwould help your reader betterunderstand your topic, withoutproviding information you arediscussing in your support. Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean?Why should your reader care?Complete this sentence..It is important that you read thisessay because...*Read - Quick Note"It is important that you read this essay because"is a way to help you word this sentence and those9 words should not be copied and pasted intoyour essay. Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean?Thesis Statement(paste the one you alreadywrote 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?
  6. 6. Conclusion ParagraphNeed help?A conclusion should...1) Include a brief summary of the papers main points.2) Suggest results or consequences3) Leave a lasting impressionRestate your thesis ina fresh, new way Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean?Summarize / Reflect / GiveFinal thoughts on Topic 11-3 SentencesNeed a transition word? Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean?Summarize / Reflect / GiveFinal thoughts on Topic 21-3 SentencesNeed a transition word? Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean?Summarize / Reflect / GiveFinal thoughts on Topic 31-3 SentencesNeed a transition word? Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean?Final Thought1 Sentence-Contains vivid language-Compound or Complex sentence-Leave a lasting impression-Sums up your essay in oneincredible sentenceNeed a transition word? Is your language at a high-level? What does high-level language mean? QUICK PARAGRAPH CHECKLIST Did you avoid referring to yourself or your reader directly? Did you feel your conclusion leaves the reader satisfied and impressed?
  7. 7. BIBLIOGRAPHY Copy and Paste your citations you created using Easybib You will be able to copy and paste this onto your Bibliography page.CitationsinAlphabeticalOrder Paragraph Organization- Copy and Paste your sentences in the correct order 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 and double space? Has someone other than you read this paper? Do I spell everything correctly? Did I put everything in my own words to avoid plagiarism? Did I check all punctuation and capitalization? Have I done my best? 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

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