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The Writing Process Purdue OWL staff Brought to you in cooperation with the Purdue Online Writing Lab
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Dec 20, 2015

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  • Slide 1
  • The Writing Process Purdue OWL staff Brought to you in cooperation with the Purdue Online Writing Lab
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  • How Do We Write? We
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  • Invention How to? InventComposeRevise
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  • Invention Create a writing schedule based on the writing assignment: Sample schedule: Argument Paper 5-7 pages, Times New Roman 12 pt. font, 1 inch margins. Minimum of five cited sources: 3 must be from academic journals or books Outline due: 10/17; Draft due: 10/24; Final Draft due: 10/30
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  • Invention Before you start to write ask questions to explore your rhetorical situation: Purpose? Audience? Genre? Style? Research?
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  • Invention Strategies Ask more critical questions Freewrite & brainstorm Map & cluster Keep a journal Explore classic topics Ask stasis questions Use tagmemics Record ideas without revising or proofreading Invent and organize ideas visually to explore relationships, processes Write personal explorations and reflections on ideas
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  • Composing How to? InventComposeRevise
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  • How Do We Write? Develop the thesisOrganize ideas Write the first draft Narrow the topic Conduct research
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  • I. Introduction A. Set the context B. Explain why the topic is important C. State the thesis II. Body A. Build points B. Develop ideas C. Support the main claim III. Conclusion A. Reemphasize the main idea B. Restate the thesis Creating an Outline
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  • Revising How to? InventComposeRevise
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  • Revising ReviewReviseProofread
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  • Revising Reviewing guide Clear thesis? Clear ideas? Organization of the paper From general to specific Information to support the thesis? Paragraph structure? Supporting details? Conclusion restates the thesis and overviews the main ideas
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  • Reviewing strategies Revising RefocusReorderAddDelete
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  • Revising The paper appears professional? Spelling and punctuation? Sentences clear and easy to read? Documentation style (MLA, APA, etc.)? Proofreading guide
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  • Spellcheck / Grammar check Read your paper aloud Talk to your instructor Go to the writing lab Revising Proofreading strategies Note: Spellchecks and grammar checks do not identify all the errors in a paper.
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  • We Recap: How Do We Write?
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  • Where to Go for More Help Purdue University Writing Lab, Heavilon 226 Check our web site: http://owl.english.purdue.eduhttp://owl.english.purdue.edu Email brief questions to OWL Mail: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/contact/owlmailtutors
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  • The End THE WRITING PROCESS Purdue OWL staff Brought to you in cooperation with the Purdue Online Writing Lab