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1 Language Learning Center
Writing Workshop for Multilingual Speakers and Writers Matthew David Collins Pizzorno Adjunct Faculty Palomar College and ALCI: CSU San Marcos

2 Writing an Analysis Paper

3 Upon finishing this workshop, you will be able to:
Understand the basic organization of an Academic Paragraph and Essay. Understand the purpose of an analysis essay or paper How do we organize an analysis essay or paper

4 What is the form of an academic paragraph?
Topic Sentence Supporting Sentences Concluding Sentence

5 Essay Organization Introduction Paragraph:
(This is where your thesis statement should go.) But where?? Body Paragraph 1 Body Paragraph 2 Body Paragraph 3 Concluding Paragraph (Here we need to restate our Thesis.)

6 Ok, that is great and all, but…

7 What is Analysis Per Se? *To analyze a particular topic, subject or problem means to break it into parts small enough to handle. *In analysis you are using classification and division. Classification is the arrangement of objects, people or ideas with shared characteristics into classes or groups. *We place them in general categories. Classification goes hand in hand with division, which is the act of cutting up one big group into several subgroups.

8 It is all about organization….
So, how do we do this??? It is all about organization….

9 What should we put here

10 Thesis Statement Handout…

11 Let’s look at a sample prompt….
Social Media appears to have taken over the world. Write an eight page analysis essay explaining this phenomenon………

12 So how do we expand these ideas?????

13 A.X.E.S. can help you from writing too much
This is a “strong” topic sentence… An interesting point … not a summary According to the text, “……” (Author) writes “….” This is the conclusion sentence. In conclusion,….

14 Contact Me:
Ideas for future workshops????????????? Sign in Sheet Questionnaire

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