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    • The 5 Steps ofEssay Writing
    • PrewritingPlanningDraftingRevisingEditing
    • Step 2: Planning“If you don’t know where youare going, you probably won’t get there.”
    • Step 2: PlanningInformal Outline: Organize your notes from brainstorming or otherprewriting into an informal outline. This is just a list of your majorpoints, perhaps presented in some tentative order. See examplebelow about an “initiation” experience and its lasting effect. During test Found test hard Saw Jeff cheating After test Got angry Wanted to tell Dismissed idea Later, in college Implications of cheating Goals of education
    • Step 2: Planning Tentative/Working Thesis This is the time to pick a focus.The thesis is the central idea in a paperthat can, often, be asserted in one-twosentences. It is a generalization thatwill prepare readers for the supportingdetails that will follow.
    • Step 2: PlanningWriting a Thesis Thesis = Topic + writer’s opinion about the topic It answers a question. It offers a resolution to a problem. It takes a position on a debatable topic.
    • Step 2: PlanningWriting a Thesis Thesis = Topic + writer’s opinion about the topic My high school experience of not speaking up altered the way I regarded honesty and my own role in my education. The Simpsons represents the greatest animated show in the history of television. The Simpsons treats the issues of ethnicity, family dynamics, gender, and social issues effectively. Often dismissed because it is animated, The Simpsons treats the issue of ethnicity more powerfully than did the critically praised “All In The Family.”
    • Step 2: PlanningWarning: A Thesis Should Not Be:• Too Broad: There are many great animated television shows today.• Too Vague: The Simpsons is a great animated television show.• Too Factual: The Simpsons, created by Matt Groening, first aired in 1989and continues successfully today.
    • Step 2: Planning EXERCISE: Pretend you are a teacher grading papers. Judge the following as thesis statements. Which ones truly are thesis statements? Which aren’t? Why or why not? EXPLAIN YOUR ANSWERS!1. Myths and society.2. Myths serve an important function in society.3. Contrary to popular assumptions, myths are more than fairy tales; they express theunderlying attitudes a society has toward important issues.4. Today, almost two marriages in four will end in divorce.5. Skiing, a popular sport for millions, is a major cause of winter injuries.6. If certain reforms are not instituted immediately, our company will be bankrupt within twoyears.7. Early childhood is an important period.8. By using the proper techniques, parents can significantly improve the learning capabilities oftheir preschool children.