YOUR PAPER’S GPS https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQASUJ7qpQSbY9tCzXGVyp8LMsQDpr4gTJkgGYG4E6ITG0phs...
What’s the first thing that happens when you turn on your GPS? http://www.mattrobinsonlive.com/wp-...
Orientation  It finds your location, figures out where you ...
ORIENTATION in your paper… Part of your introduction should provide background information on your topic so that ...
 What’s the first thing you do when you go to use your GPS (after turning it on)? https:/...
DIRECTION You tell it where you’re going, of course! Without identifying a destination, you won’t ever get where y...
DIRECTION in your paper… So, how do you identify the purpose of your paper, where your paper is going?
DIRECTION in your paper… You use a thesis statement. The answer to your research question. A thesis statemen...
DRIVING How do you use the GPS to get where you’re going? What does it do? https://encr...
DRIVING It gives you turn by turn directions. https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com...
DRIVING through your paper Just as your GPS organizes your trip, you must organize your paper. Think of your transition...
ARRIVING How does your GPS let you know you’ve made it to your destination? https://encry...
ARRIVING It repeats your destination (thesis statement). It waves a flag. https://encrypted-tbn0.gst...
ARRIVING in your paper How do you know you’ve arrived at your point?  You’ve traveled the distance and...
So, startorganizing your trip!
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  • 1. YOUR PAPER’S GPS https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQASUJ7qpQSbY9tCzXGVyp8LMsQDpr4gTJkgGYG4E6ITG0phsSecgSYSTEM Giving Your Paper Direction
  • 2. What’s the first thing that happens when you turn on your GPS? http://www.mattrobinsonlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/question-mark2.jpg
  • 3. Orientation  It finds your location, figures out where you are. https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT_eu_yaJBX4rphXoHlePAfHX5ei7iARF1sDgk1E-J7V8_r8gN
  • 4. ORIENTATION in your paper… Part of your introduction should provide background information on your topic so that your reader knows what you’re thinking, where you are, before they begin reading.
  • 5.  What’s the first thing you do when you go to use your GPS (after turning it on)? https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRFrngkpq0q8hhvo1hLbTuHCyTSW2mLz2qY_qPc5__OFiFDGnkYHQ
  • 6. DIRECTION You tell it where you’re going, of course! Without identifying a destination, you won’t ever get where you’re going. http://www.funkygrad.net/reviewfiles/normal/normal_garmin.jpg
  • 7. DIRECTION in your paper… So, how do you identify the purpose of your paper, where your paper is going?
  • 8. DIRECTION in your paper… You use a thesis statement. The answer to your research question. A thesis statement includes: Your topic Your position on the topic. A thesis statement appears at the end of your introduction.
  • 9. DRIVING How do you use the GPS to get where you’re going? What does it do? https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRhE3q5L2d4s-dMd-fCgZY7HOm7mB0XAtSx2mo3YWaDgSLk2
  • 10. DRIVING It gives you turn by turn directions. https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTmFmjpkxz71ZkJb1H6qooQj_e6jr7DD2qL8wjhmuhS4ZMi6
  • 11. DRIVING through your paper Just as your GPS organizes your trip, you must organize your paper. Think of your transitions as turns. Think of your topic sentences as new streets. Think of the supporting details being the distance you travel on each street.  Say what you need to say before you
  • 12. ARRIVING How does your GPS let you know you’ve made it to your destination? https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSkCEjPcjq9wCKE0edODpGleG3uRbB7jPNch226c4B2_GWbVnr4
  • 13. ARRIVING It repeats your destination (thesis statement). It waves a flag. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRGoistF3fnKy-mvvfTesR_vCxy0rTAVaONuXsXIm6-E5x0nKZIk
  • 14. ARRIVING in your paper How do you know you’ve arrived at your point?  You’ve traveled the distance and said all you need to say. Your paper’s arrival is the conclusion. Conclusions:  Restate your thesis statement (in new words!)  Recap what you’ve said in your paper.
  • 15. So, startorganizing your trip!

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