Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Descriptive papers, part of Writing Research Papers.
…What did you see?…What'd it smell like?…How did it sound?…What did it feel like?…Could you taste it?…All of those questions you would answer if you were describing something,…whether a person, an event, or a place.…You want to describe something so completely and so effectively that your…reader can see, hear, smell, feel and taste what you've captured in your mind.…Describing by your senses helps your reader get a clear impression of…your mind's keen image.…
Maybe in a science lab you have to describe what you see through…the microscope.…Or in a business,…you might need to describe your product's characteristics to a client.…Maybe you need to produce precise case notes.…Whether you have a school assignment or…a business situation, describing has general guidelines.…Let's assume you've been asked to write a descriptive paper or essay.…You may have unlimited choices.…If so, you know that the writing process requires that you choose a specific topic.…One that has enough variations of elements to describe.…Choosing a fork for…
- Understanding the different types of research papers
- Researching the topic
- Brainstorming your focus
- Developing a thesis statement
- Writing topic sentences
- Composing a title
- Using a style guide
- Formatting your paper
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Examining Types of Research Papers
2. Preparing to Write
3. Writing the Paper
4. Citing Sources
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