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  • ESSAY ORGANIZER Submit by Email Print FormSAVE TO YOUR COMPUTER BEFORE TYPING-COMPLETE USING ADOBE READER-SAVE OFTENYour Name Tiffany MeadeYour Topic Why dogs are better than cats Type of Essay Persuasive / Argumentative Compare / Contrast Cause / Effect Definition Informational Interview Descriptive Evaluation Literary Analysis Division and Classification Narrative OtherBRAINSTORMINGLink to your Mindmap http://www.mindmeister.com/maps/show/29391516 OR Free Mind Map SiteAttach your Mindmap illustration file here Mind MeisterThesis StatementNeed help?I believe that... cats are more preferable than dogs. 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 Topic Topic what other people think Dogs cats 1 2 3 about cats and dogs. Are your topics different? Are your topics interesting? By discussing these topics, will you be able to prove your thesis true?
  • Topic 1 DogsWhat is a good sentence tointroduce this topic to your The favorable things about dogs.reader? Is your language at a high-level? The first good thing is that when you walk your the dog and you are getting exercise. So if youSupport #1 feel like walking and dont want to go by yourself you could have a dog to walk with you.Source Is your language at a high-level? The second nice thing is that they will guard you from any strangers that they think might hurt Support #2 you. They will protect you from burglars if they break into your house they will probably bark until they go away. Source Is your language at a high-level? The final good thing is that the little dogs might come sit on your lap if they think you feel sad. Support #3 The bigger dogs might come sit right next to you when they think you dont feel alright. Source Is your language at a high-level? What is a good sentence to transition into the next Certainly those are a few reasons why dogs are awesome to have around. 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 CatsWhat is a good sentence tointroduce this topic to your These are the reasons why cats are better.reader? Is your language at a high-level?Support #1 The first reason is that when you pick them up they are lighter and dont feel as heavy as dogs.Source Is your language at a high-level? The second reason is that they are mostly independent. They might come around you sometimes if Support #2 they want to be fed or if they just want to be petted. Source Is your language at a high-level? The third reason is that they dont meow a whole lot unless it probably sees another cat or they Support #3 are hungry or they want something else. Source Is your language at a high-level? What is a good sentence to transition into the next Above all those are the few reasons why cats are better. 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 What other people think about cats and dogs.What is a good sentence tointroduce this topic to your These are some things people said about dogs and cats.reader? Is your language at a high-level? The first is why cats are better than dogs and they said cats dont drool but some people say theySupport #1 can but it all depends on the type of breed you get. Maybe they have a history of doing that and people gave them to a pet shop and they may tell you they do.Source http://www.rateitall.com/t-22964-why-cats-are-better-than-dogs.aspx Is your language at a high-level? The second is why people like dogs over cats and they said dogs will give you unconditional love Support #2 but a cat would make you pay for every mistake you make. Not all cats make you pay for every mistake but they may ignore you for a little bit but not that long because they still care for you. Source http://clipmarks.com/clipmark/9624DCDE-58A3-4EA8-821D-EC5BB5893EA9/ Is your language at a high-level? The final one is why people think cats are better than dogs and they said cats never attack Support #3 unsuspecting people. They might be a little bit scared of them at first but they might hide until they get used to seeing that person coming over. Source http://www.rateitall.com/t-22964-why-cats-are-better-than-dogs.aspx 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?Attention Getter Why do you think cats are better than dogs?Need help?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 not The question is do you think cats are better than dogs. They might be better inyour thesis some ways and sometimes not so good to have around. You may think dogs - Provide insider details that are better than cats but if you have both they are kind of interesting to havewould help your reader better around.understand your topic, but notinformation you are discussing inyour support. Is your language at a high-level?Why should your reader care? you may not think cats are better than dogs but you should hear some of theComplete this sentence.. reasons why and some of what other people think. You may disagree with some of it.It is important that you readthis essay because... Is your language at a high-level?Thesis Statement(paste the one you already I believe that cats are more preferable than dogs.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 In conclusion I assume that cats are way better than dogs.a fresh, new way Is your language at a high-level?Summarize / I do think dogs are good to have around but they are also bad but they do stay around youReflect / Give Final more than cats. One more good thing about them is that you can leave them outside allthoughts on Topic 1 night but they will probably bark most of the night. Is your language at a high-level? Did you summarize AND provide a final thought?Summarize / I believe that cats are better than dogs though. One last thing is that they dont sit there atReflect / Give Final the dinner table and beg.thoughts on Topic 2 Is your language at a high-level? Did you summarize AND provide a final thought?Summarize / I think some of what the other people said are true but not all of it i dont think.The lastReflect / Give Final thing people said about cats is They are more effective than the rodent exterminators.thoughts on Topic 3 Another thing they said about dogs was they will try understanding you by tilting their head but cats will ignore you and go take a nap. Is your language at a high-level? Did you summarize AND provide a final thought?Final Thought-Contains vivid language-Compound or Complex sentence-Leave a lasting impression-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 FormatCitationsinAlphabeticalOrder 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