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Research to outline 2010

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Research to outline 2010

  1. 1. Moving From Research Cards to Research Outline <ul><li>Physically stack your cards by their headings. [Culture, Biography, Achievements,] </li></ul><ul><li>Choose one stack to begin. [Culture] </li></ul><ul><li>Read over your notes. Determine three subtopics that you can write on. (If you have more subtopics that you want to include, do so. Three is the minimum.) [Cold War, religious and racial intolerance, growing economy] </li></ul>
  2. 2. 4. Place these headings and subtopics on your outline form. Leave yourself room with your 1s and 2s. Since you may have lots of information to fill in later, you may add 3s and 4s. II. Culture + JFK + adjective (interesting, extraordinary, eventful, exciting, changing, radical, normal) A. Cold War culture - JFK 1. 2. B. Religious and racial intolerance - JFK 1. 2. C. Growing economy - JFK 1. 2. D. American culture + adjective + JFK
  3. 3. <ul><li>5. Repeat these steps for your biography stack. Try to come up with a different adjective </li></ul><ul><li>III. Biography + JFK + adjective (interesting, eventful, exciting, out of the ordinary, normal, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>A. Youth - JFK </li></ul><ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Young Adulthood - JFK </li></ul><ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Adult - JFK </li></ul><ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Biography + JFK + adjective </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>6. Repeat these steps for your achievement stack. Try to come up with a different adjective. </li></ul><ul><li>IV. Achievements + JFK + adjective (interesting, eventful, exciting, out of the ordinary, normal, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>A. Beginning of presidency - JFK </li></ul><ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Middle of presidency - JFK </li></ul><ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>C. End of presidency - JFK </li></ul><ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Achiements + JFK + adjective </li></ul>
  5. 5. 7. Now, look at the detailed aspects on your notecards. You will choose these details to use as evidence for each of your subtopics. The details will go on the 1s, 2s, 3s of your outline. Put the source number on each detail. III. Biography + JFK + adjective (interesting, eventful, exciting, out of the ordinary, normal, etc.) A. Youth - JFK 1.Irish family(1) 2. born Brookline, Mass – 5-29-17 (2) B. Young Adulthood - JFK 1. grad. Harvard 1940 (1) 2. entered Navy 1940 (2) C. Adult - JFK 1. became senator 1953 (2) 2. married Jacqueline Bouvier 9/12/53 (2) D. Biography + JFK + adjective
  6. 6. <ul><li>8. Finally, you will deal with your Introduction and your Conclusion. Follow the directions given previously about them. </li></ul><ul><li>I. Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>A. Although many tried to hold to traditional beliefs and values, American culture was changing rapidly in mid twentieth century </li></ul><ul><li>B. Many individuals left their mark on history during this time </li></ul><ul><li>C. JFK = important and positive American national leader </li></ul><ul><li>V. Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>A. JFK = important and positive American national leader </li></ul><ul><li>B. Today studied worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>C. America needs more like him </li></ul>
  7. 7. General Notes on Outlines <ul><li>Outline needs to contain specific information from research sources (put source number in parentheses) </li></ul><ul><li>Outline must be written in correct format, using complete sentences for thesis and topic sentences </li></ul><ul><li>All other information should be in clear phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Outline must be TYPED </li></ul>
  8. 8. Structure for Body Paragraphs <ul><li>II. Topic sentence that introduces the first aspect of your topic [culture, biography, achievements] </li></ul><ul><li>A. First Subtopic </li></ul><ul><li> 1. supporting information (source) </li></ul><ul><li> 2. supporting information (source) </li></ul><ul><li>B. Second Subtopic </li></ul><ul><li>1. supporting information (source) </li></ul><ul><li>2. supporting information (source) </li></ul><ul><li>C. Third Subtopic </li></ul><ul><li>1. supporting information (source) </li></ul><ul><li>2. supporting information (source) </li></ul><ul><li>D. concluding comments </li></ul>

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