- preliminary paper, repository for our sources and thinking, practice/sample paper, place to try out ideas, collection of purposeful summaries, make notes to ourselves of what is lacking
- add to the “messiness” of our thinking, can add or delete information
- by the end of this, should have to shrink it down to get to the straight point of view
- collect sources, read sources, write about sources as I read them, write new sources suggested by a developing hypothesis, write about those sources, incorporate someone else’s point of view of what you found important in that source.
- add quotes
- variety of purposeful summaries
- result in argument able to prove
RESEARCH CHALLENGE: Virus that causes polio thrives during mayhem and conflict, but why do are children mainly impacted, whereas adults can fight off the virus.
When it comes to polio, younger children are more likely than not the group that contracts this disease. They are left in sickness and nothing to help them get out of this horrible state. Since children are more susceptible and surrounded by the harmful illness, it spreads easier to them. Rather than adults developing this disease, they are just left to take care of their children instead.
Here’s something interesting, Donuts. You show a talent for brief and cogent summary in the Notes part of this assignment. Then, when your job is to produce your own writing, you become wordy and repetitive. Have you ever noticed that?
You weren’t distracted by details taking lecture notes: you focused right in on the Rules: “Write about sources as I read them,” and “Shrink it down.” You sucked the fat from my presentation like a bariatric surgeon.
But you produced this:
Which translates to:
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