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Composition 1 - Week 1

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Composition 1 - Week 1 Eng 105

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This is my first set of notes for the course. If your confused about some emphasized and highlighted points, I'll try to explain my note taking system in my profile description. Hope they help!
English Composition 1
Patrick R. Johnson
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mallorie Jones on Monday August 22, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Eng 105 at Northwest Iowa Community College taught by Patrick R. Johnson in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 26 views. For similar materials see English Composition 1 in ENGLISH (ENG) at Northwest Iowa Community College.


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Date Created: 08/22/16
        Writing Processes  A Process of Writing  ● Nearly all writers do similar things:  ○ Generate ideas​ → ​ hat are some things I can write about?  ○ Plan,​  ​draft,​  and ​develop​ their papers  ■ Planning → drafting → developing → planning → . . .   *​ Constant (cycling) ​revision process  ○ Revise​, and   edit  →​ ​ ajor rearrangemen​t → start looking at the tiny details    Getting Started  ● 2 considerations​ will shape the direction of your writing:  1) What you want​ to a​ ccomplish  2) How you want ​to appeal to your ​audience  → ​Who is your audience?    Generating Ideas  → W​ hat to write about    Planning, Drafting, and Developing  1) Planning  ● Sort out what matters most → ​Decide on main point  ● Thesis​​→  test various ways of stat​ing it; give you​ ​pu​rpose t​ udience → ​ .D. your  purpose and audience  2)   Drafting  ● Welcome your ideas forward before they disappear again  ○ That’s why it’s Rough!  → s​ tart and restart  → Build paragraphs  →  ​ create coherence  → open and conclude  3)   Developing  → E​ xplain and support  → Add definitions or samples and details  → Supply evidence and/or research  *The level of formality makes a difference as to how you write your “piece.”  Text vs. email vs. paper   


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