INQUIRY PROCESS - EXPOSITORY WRITING

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INQUIRY PROCESS - EXPOSITORY WRITING by Mind Map: INQUIRY PROCESS - EXPOSITORY WRITING

1. 2-GUIDING QUESTION(S)

1.1. How Can I Develop a Guiding Question?

2. 4- Gather & Notetaking

2.1. Note taking

2.1.1. Citations

2.1.2. Summaries

2.1.3. Direct quotes

2.1.4. Paraphrased notes

2.2. Organize facts into categories

2.3. Create section headings from categories

2.3.1. Introduction

2.3.2. Subhead 1

2.3.3. Subhead 2

2.3.4. Subhead 3

2.3.5. Conclusion

3. 1-SELECT TOPIC

3.1. Topics

3.1.1. Grades K-1

3.1.2. Grades 2-5

3.1.2.1. Snakes

3.1.2.1.1. Pythons

3.1.2.1.2. Cobra

3.1.2.2. Octopus

3.1.2.3. Bears

3.1.2.3.1. Pandas

3.1.2.3.2. Polar Bear

3.1.2.4. Sea Turtle

3.1.3. Presearch Mind Map Grades 6-8

3.1.3.1. Topic Focus

3.1.3.2. Big Concepts

3.1.3.3. Search Terms

3.1.3.4. Sources

3.2. What interests you about this topic?

3.3. What do you "think" you know about this topic already?

3.4. What's your goal for this essay?

4. 3-Information Seeking

4.1. Search Terms

4.2. Sources

4.2.1. Websites

4.2.2. Books

4.2.3. News

4.2.4. Articles & Reports

4.2.5. Blogs

4.2.6. Experts

5. 5-WRITE & EDIT

5.1. Edit

5.1.1. Editing Checklist

5.1.2. You Edit

5.1.3. Peer Edit

5.1.4. Teacher Edit

5.2. Finalize

5.2.1. Cover Page

5.2.2. Table of Contents

5.2.3. Bibliography & Footnotes