Monday, May 7, 2007

Research Paper

INTRODUCTION
- attention getting device
- preview of main points
- There are two different views to getting rid of the penny, either your for it or against it

BODY
- FIRST PARAGRAPH- For getting rid of the penny
- topic sentence about one side of the issue
- research and quotations from sources to prove the topic sentence is correct

- SECOND PARAGRAPH-For getting rid of the penny
- topic sentence about one side of the issue
- research and quotations from sources to prove the topic sentence is correct

- THIRD PARAGRAPH- keeping the penny
- topic sentence about the other side of the issue
- research and quotations from sources to prove the topic sentence is correct

- FOURTH PARAGRAPH- keeping the penny
- topic sentence about the other side of the issue
- research and quotations from sources to prove the topic sentence is correct

- FIFTH PARAGRAPH - my view
- topic sentence stating your position on the issue
- reasons and research that say why you chose this standpoint

CONCLUSION
- Re-state thesis
- Review main points
- Use an attention-getting device to send the reader off in a thought-provoking manner

1 comment:

Mr. Hatten said...

Have a great summer Kirsten! It was wonderful having you in class all year.