- [Instructor] As you organize our research…into categories and compose topic sentences…for each main idea, think about the support to include…to fully explain each topic sentence…and ultimately the thesis.…Let's examine five different types of support…you can use to give depth to your main ideas.…First, support may be specific examples.…Examples give tangible information that readers can imagine.…For example, if you're showing the advantages…of homeschooling, giving an example…of a successful business person who was homeschooled…would help emphasize your point.…
If you're showing that a balanced diet…and exercise can result in a healthier body and mind…you could provide an example of someone…who lost 50 pounds and was able to stop…taking blood pressure medications…after changing his eating pattern…and starting an exercise routine.…Additionally, facts provide concrete supporting evidence.…Facts are objective, proven.…Facts, for example, include statistics,…results of experiments and the result…of an unbiased observation.…
- Give examples of descriptive writing.
- Differentiate between descriptive and argumentative papers.
- Identify reliable sources for accurate research.
- Plan your research paper using free writing.
- Develop a thesis statement.
- Create an annotated bibliography using various styles.
- Use transitions to move from one idea to another.
- Create a summary to recap the important points in a paper.
Skill Level Intermediate
Edge Animate Essential Trainingwith Chris Converse4h 44m Beginner
Illustrator CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediatewith Deke McClelland11h 37m Intermediate
1. Examining Types of Research Papers
2. Preparing to Write
3. Writing the Paper
4. Citing Sources
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