Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Research paper structure body

3,205 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Sports, Automotive
  • Be the first to comment

Research paper structure body

  1. 1. Research Paper Structure-Body-<br />Mr. Roberts<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Introduce the subject and come to the point<br />Body<br />The real power of your writing<br />Support your thesis<br />Examples<br />Detailed Information<br />Conclusion<br />Begin by restating your thesis<br />Not word for word!<br />Gradually become more broad and general<br />Basic Structure<br />
  3. 3. This is your argument! (support)<br />The number of paragraphs in the body depends entirely upon how many points you want to cover.<br />Also, how thoroughly you want to cover them.<br />You cannot determine this based on intentions.<br />Body<br />
  4. 4. Present your supporting information effectively by considering the following: <br /><ul><li>vocabulary, tone, imagination, originality, style, and all of the skills of working with language.</li></ul>The most crucial element for beginning writers: Logical Development<br />Body<br />
  5. 5. Make the necessary concessions to the opposition as soon as possible.<br />Devote at least one paragraph to every major PRO argument.<br />Save your BEST argument for last.<br />Logical Development<br />
  6. 6. In writing, you can usually dispose of the opposition with one or two sentences.<br />Use your CONS<br />Do this quickly to either:<br />Show points that you do not want to dispute<br />Set up arguments that you feel must be disputed.<br />GET DOWN TO BUSINESS!!! <br />(Present your PRO arguments)<br />Concessions (A-S-T-E-R)<br />
  7. 7. Intro: The American buggy race is a thing of the past, but its spirit is not ……………………. ………………………………………………………………………………….Thesis: Today’s drag racing teenager is primarily an automotive engineer etc…<br />First Concession: Admittedly, drag racing has a certain element of danger. But so has almost every other sport that attracts young men, and drag racing has something that few other sports can claim: an intensely practical value. (Paragraph goes on to develop the practical value of mechanical skills.)<br />Example<br />
  8. 8. Second Concession: It is true, of course, that drag racing attracts its share of irresponsible deviants. But…. (Paragraph goes on to develop the serious attitude of most racers, their respect for rules, etc…)<br />Example<br />
  9. 9. Each concession should open a new paragraph and immediately move into a PRO argument.<br />This will should feel very natural – The Psychology of Argument!<br />NEVER develop a CON argument as fully as a PRO argument.<br />Concessions (A-S-T-E-R)Continued…<br />
  10. 10. “How do I tell which argument is the strongest?” <br /><ul><li>Use the argument that seems strongest to you.</li></ul>This may change in the process of writing or editing your rough draft.<br />You may find a great example.<br />You may find new meaning or insight.<br />Your writing may be more vivid or interesting.<br />Strongest Argument Last<br />
  11. 11. Never commit yourself to a rigid ordering of paragraphs.<br />Use your thesis, pros, and cons as a guide.<br />Transitions!<br />A-S-T-E-R<br />Review<br />

×