Session 05:  Topic Thesis Statement, Paragraph Topic Sentences, and Synthesizing your Work

Summary: First, you learned about making useful research questions and categorizing notes for your upcoming essay. Then, I shared Synthesizing your notes on 3 pages of A4 paper.

Afterward, you shared your research and gave feedback, and your pair asked questions and comments using the Ii Ii Ii feedback system written on the whiteboard:

Interesting! Why? 

I want to know more, because..... (including the use of more current research)

         I don't understand. Could you run this by me once more?
                                        "       "    please explain that again?    

Homework due on Wednesday, 12/16/2020 at 10:30 AM:

1. Please write your five or six questions related to your topic that you are researching and categorize your four pages of notes on THREE pages of A4 paper. Please include your references in the document APA style on the third page. Please provide the details of the author's name, date published, the title, and the publisher (or organization). You can use the guidelines by OWL Purdue in the references section in the chart above. Or the attachments below. 

It is okay to make mistakes on your Works Cited. I can help you. Please make sure you note the page or paragraph number and the citation any time you can to keep organized. It makes your writing of the first draft so much easier. Trying to help you!  

You are not researching new articles, but categorizing the six reports you have read and taken notes on already. If it is confusing, look at the PowerPoint attached below. 

Don't be busy, just be productive! I am trying to do the same myself. 

Stacey Vye,
Apr 22, 2019, 10:34 PM