Presentation on theme: "MielCon M- State main idea of paragraph – Sub A proves argument I- Introduce evidence – Where did document come from or what context was it created in."— Presentation transcript:
MielCon M- State main idea of paragraph – Sub A proves argument I- Introduce evidence – Where did document come from or what context was it created in E- Explain what evidence is L- Link evidence to main idea – How does your info show that your subtopic proves your argument Con- Conclude main idea of paragraph
Essay Choose a topic you are interested in!!!!! Length – Must be around 5 pages – Must have 11 paragraphs – Must have a strong argument and 3 subtopics Each paragraph should be MielCon Must follow due dates
Steps Step 1-- Find an issue that interest you about government, civics, rights, responsibilities, privileges. Step 2- Explore the issue (research) Step 3- Start asking questions and looking for answers related to your issue (focus research) Step 4 – Develop an assumption (hypothesis, or working thesis) Step 5 – Research this “idea” to find out if it can be turned into a thesis and if adequate sources are available. Must approved before moving on.
Steps Step 6- Write argument portion of thesis- – Based on research Step 7- Create subtopics – Based on research Step 8- create Micro-topics- (paragraphs) – Based on research – Must have at least 1 piece of evidence per paragraph Step 9- Create outline – April 24-25 – Should show all topics and sources Step 10- write paragraphs (Mielcon)for micro-topics