The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment.
Celia Green, 1935 -
Writing an essay:
You've completed your research.
Take a moment now to summarize and
print to keep perspective as you write.
This printed summary can now provide you with a reference to keep you on
track in your writing process: pre-writing, rough draft and revisions.
Another strategy is to develop the three ideas or themes with a
five-paragraph essay as a start toward
developing your writing assignment.
- Briefly summarize your topic or research question, and
audience you will write for.
- How has the topic narrowed or expanded?
- Identify your main source of information
- What is the most important concept or idea or argument you
- What the second most important concept or idea or argument you
- What the third most important concept or idea or argument you
- What are three key vocabulary words you identified?
- What are two main points of view you identified?
Seven stages of writing assignments: