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Last reply by: Professor Gonzaga
Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:48 PM

Post by Janine Metoyer on October 16, 2012

Where are the materials located for this lesson or any lesson?

Intro to Patterns of Organization

  • Major Points and Minor Points, in an order
  • Description Definition
  • Problem solution
  • Guidelines for organization of body paragraphs

Intro to Patterns of Organization

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Basic Structure of an Essay 0:19
  • The Triangle 1:05
    • One Body Paragraph
  • Major Points: An Analogy from Stories 1:44
    • Analogy Example
    • Order to Introduce Characters
    • Characters: Protagonist, Supporting Character and Villain
  • 'Roles' for Major Points/ Body Paragraphs 4:05
    • Description and Definition
    • Background Information
    • Describe a Problem and Solution
    • Tell About an Important Person in the Thesis
  • How to Organize Your Major Points 6:31
    • Example One
    • How to Organize
    • Example Two
    • How to Organize
    • Example Three
    • How to Organize
    • Example Four
    • How to Organize
    • Example Five
    • How to Organize
    • Example Six
    • How to Organize
  • Assignment: Outline 14:43
  • Sample Key Words 16:15
  • Assignment: Writing 16:56
  • Assignment: Reading Wrinkle in Time 18:02