Presentation on theme: "12 Solving a Problem: Crime and Justice. 2 2 Learning Outcomes Identify real world applications for solving a problem. Understand the steps for writing."— Presentation transcript:
12 Solving a Problem: Crime and Justice
2 2 Learning Outcomes Identify real world applications for solving a problem. Understand the steps for writing about a solution to a problem. Respond to and analyze images and readings about crime and justice. Analyze the rhetorical situation for solving a problem. Apply the steps for solving a problem in writing.
3 3 Real World Applications (LO 12.1) School –Propose a solution to a social issue. –Propose a solution to an environmental concern. Daily Life –Propose a solution for time management –Propose a solution to budgeting issues. Career –Propose a new program. –Propose ideas for improving morale.
4 4 Writing a Proposal to Solve a Problem (LO 12.2) Identify a problem and demonstrate that it exists. Appeal to your audience. State your claim. Propose a solution to the problem. Organize your solution(s) effectively. Persuade your audience that your solution is feasible and worthwhile. End with a call to action.
5 5 The Rhetorical Star (LO 12.4) Subject –Identify a problem that you have observed in your life. –The issue can be based on firsthand knowledge or on issues in the media. Purpose –Consider what you want to accomplish. –Your main goal should be to convince your readers that a problem exists. –Offer a reasonable solution.
6 6 The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Audience –Know who your readers will be. –Determine what will interest your readers about the subject. –Consider what the audience already knows. –Establish whether the readers experience the problem or contribute to it. –Decide if the reader can do something about the problem. –Appeal to the interests and needs of the readers.
7 7 The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Strategy –Determine if other writing strategies are needed. –Consider evaluating several possible solutions if appropriate. Design –Select the best format. –Determine the needed design details.
8 8 The Writing Process (LO 12.5) Discovering –Search for problem ideas in the chapter. –Make a list of problems you have experienced or witnessed. –Discuss ideas with a friend or classmate. Planning –Write out the problem. –List possible solutions. –Consider the pros and cons before selecting the areas to include in the essay. –Organize your ideas with a graphic organizer or outline.
9 9 The Writing Process (contd.) Composing –Write a first draft. –Don’t focus on grammar and punctuation. –Keep the steps for writing about a solution to a problem in mind. Getting feedback –Have a classmate or peer read your rough draft. –Utilize the peer review questions if possible. –Get a second opinion if possible. Revising –Make sure your solution is reasonable and clearly explained. –Add, delete, or rearrange ideas as needed.
10 The Writing Process (contd.) Editing –Read your essay again. –Check for grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. –Consider that your solution may not be the only viable one. Proofreading –Read your essay an additional time. –Look for typographical errors. –Make final corrections.