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Why do students  drop out of school? How can this problem be solved? Enda Tuomey Click here for  www.writefix.com
Step by step <ul><li>Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Organize ideas </li></ul>...
Plan <ul><li>Don’t start writing </li></ul><ul><li>Make a plan on paper </li></ul><ul><li>Spend 5 minutes planning </li></...
Vocabulary <ul><li>Think of synonyms (words which mean the same) </li></ul><ul><li>Think of related words and phrases </li...
Students drop out of school… <ul><li>Synonyms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>drop out = leave early, fail to complete, not complete...
Ideas: Write- don’t organize <ul><li>Doesn’t like school </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have money </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy, want...
Group related ideas <ul><li>Doesn’t like school </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have money </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to play...
Group related ideas <ul><li>Doesn’t like school </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have money </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to play...
Group related ideas <ul><li>Doesn’t like school </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have money </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to play...
One idea in two groups? <ul><li>Doesn’t like school </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have money </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to ...
Aim for Three Groups! <ul><li>Social  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to play </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer pressure <...
Write topic sentences <ul><li>Many students drop out of school for  family reasons </li></ul><ul><li>Social pressures  are...
Get the paragraph ideas <ul><li>Many students drop out of school for  family reasons.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>get married  ...
Write full paragraph <ul><li>Many students drop out of school for  family reasons.  Some parents want their children to ge...
Layout <ul><li>Two Layouts </li></ul>Intro Problem 1: Solution Problem 2: Solution Problem 3: Solution Conclusion Intro Pr...
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Z:\my documents\cna q backup\esp\fl 1080 eng (winter 2010)\writing\problem solution\school dropout (how to write a p s essay)

  1. 1. Why do students drop out of school? How can this problem be solved? Enda Tuomey Click here for www.writefix.com
  2. 2. Step by step <ul><li>Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Organize ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Layout </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction and Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Plan <ul><li>Don’t start writing </li></ul><ul><li>Make a plan on paper </li></ul><ul><li>Spend 5 minutes planning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Layout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intro and Conclusion </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Vocabulary <ul><li>Think of synonyms (words which mean the same) </li></ul><ul><li>Think of related words and phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Change </li></ul><ul><ul><li>nouns to verbs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>verbs to nouns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>adjectives to nouns, etc </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Students drop out of school… <ul><li>Synonyms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>drop out = leave early, fail to complete, not complete, do not finish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>school = education, schooling </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Verbs to Nouns: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>drop out = early leavers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>solve = solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>school = education </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Ideas: Write- don’t organize <ul><li>Doesn’t like school </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have money </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to play </li></ul><ul><li>Has to get married </li></ul><ul><li>Has failed some subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Thinks school is boring </li></ul><ul><li>Has learning problems </li></ul><ul><li>Problems from father </li></ul><ul><li>Culture or society </li></ul><ul><li>Peer pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Already has job </li></ul><ul><li>School is boring </li></ul><ul><li>Has to work </li></ul><ul><li>Does not see benefit </li></ul>
  7. 7. Group related ideas <ul><li>Doesn’t like school </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have money </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to play </li></ul><ul><li>Has to get married </li></ul><ul><li>Has failed some subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Thinks school is boring </li></ul><ul><li>Has learning problems </li></ul><ul><li>Problems from father </li></ul><ul><li>Culture or society </li></ul><ul><li>Peer pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Already has job </li></ul><ul><li>School is boring </li></ul><ul><li>Has to work </li></ul><ul><li>Does not see benefit </li></ul>Family Reasons
  8. 8. Group related ideas <ul><li>Doesn’t like school </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have money </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to play </li></ul><ul><li>Has to get married </li></ul><ul><li>Has failed some subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Thinks school is boring </li></ul><ul><li>Has learning problems </li></ul><ul><li>Problems from father </li></ul><ul><li>Culture or society </li></ul><ul><li>Peer pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Already has job </li></ul><ul><li>School is boring </li></ul><ul><li>Has to work </li></ul><ul><li>Does not see benefit </li></ul>Academic Reasons
  9. 9. Group related ideas <ul><li>Doesn’t like school </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have money </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to play </li></ul><ul><li>Has to get married </li></ul><ul><li>Has failed some subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Thinks school is boring </li></ul><ul><li>Has learning problems </li></ul><ul><li>Problems from father </li></ul><ul><li>Culture or society </li></ul><ul><li>Peer pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Already has job </li></ul><ul><li>School is boring </li></ul><ul><li>Has to work </li></ul><ul><li>Does not see benefit </li></ul>Social Reasons
  10. 10. One idea in two groups? <ul><li>Doesn’t like school </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have money </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to play </li></ul><ul><li>Has to get married </li></ul><ul><li>Has failed some subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Thinks school is boring </li></ul><ul><li>Has learning problems </li></ul><ul><li>Problems from father </li></ul><ul><li>Culture or society </li></ul><ul><li>Peer pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Already has job </li></ul><ul><li>School is boring </li></ul><ul><li>Has to work </li></ul><ul><li>Does not see benefit </li></ul>Social Reasons Academic Reasons
  11. 11. Aim for Three Groups! <ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lazy, wants to play </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No support from family </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Academic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School is boring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has failed some subjects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has learning problems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Has to work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wants a car </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wants to get married </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Write topic sentences <ul><li>Many students drop out of school for family reasons </li></ul><ul><li>Social pressures are another cause </li></ul><ul><li>Some students do not complete school because of reasons related to work </li></ul>
  13. 13. Get the paragraph ideas <ul><li>Many students drop out of school for family reasons. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>get married </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>no benefit from education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>family businesses </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Write full paragraph <ul><li>Many students drop out of school for family reasons. Some parents want their children to get married early . Other parents do not see the value or benefit of education . Some families want their children to work in family businesses , and think that the children do not need a qualification. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Layout <ul><li>Two Layouts </li></ul>Intro Problem 1: Solution Problem 2: Solution Problem 3: Solution Conclusion Intro Problems Solutions Conclusion
  16. 16. Why do students drop out of school? How can this problem be solved? Enda Tuomey Click here for www.writefix.com

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