- [Instructor] The thesis is prepared.…It is the controlling idea.…The outline is ready.…It shows the order of the paragraphs…that will support that controlling idea.…So the next step is to compose a topic sentence…for each of the supporting paragraphs.…The thesis statement gives the main idea…of the entire paper.…The topic sentence gives the main idea…for each of the supporting paragraphs.…So an analogy would be that the thesis is to the essay…as the topic sentence is to the paragraph.…
Each tells what follows.…The thesis tells what follows in the essay.…The topic sentence tells what follows in the paragraph.…The topic sentence should not be too broad nor too narrow…and it must be a complete sentence.…The topic sentence is usually but not always…the first sentence of the paragraph.…Our homeschooling thesis and outline…show that we will have a major section on flexibility.…The thesis statement is homeschooling offers flexibility…and encourages individuality…even though it requires parental obligation.…
Based on the outline,…
- 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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