Improving your process essay introduction
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INTRODUCTION **A thesis statement what essay will concern why readers should do combine “overview” with your purpose to get a thesis statement: In six easy steps that should take me approximately ten minutes, I can create a new, exciting, flattering look for myself. INTRODUCTION ** DO NOT ANNOUNCE: Rather than “I am going to tell you how to make this” OR “In this essay I will show you how,” Write “If a person follows this easy six-step process, he/she will be able to create…”. INTRODUCTION * EXAMPLES OF INTRODUCING THE TOPIC: 1) Have you ever been driving home late at night on a dark, deserted road out of cell phone range when you felt the car pulling sharply to one side and you heard the unmistakable thumping sound of a flat tire? BODY’s 1st sentence: The first step in changing a tire is to…. Transitions Transitions Transitions provide : links between the following SENTENCES: Also, the temperature of the oven must be set on high to achieve this goal. PARAGRAPHS: Another reason I dislike Mondays involves highway traffic. SECTIONS: As noted in the previous chapter, the theme of equivocation dominates Shakespeare's . Macbeth Transitions Transitions often come in the following forms: SUBORDINATING : CONJUNCTIONS since, because, if, when, although COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS: and, but, yet, or, nor, for, so PREPOSITIONS: after, during, behind, beyond, during ADVERBS: once, never, always, frequently Transitions : Transitions for the Process Essay Time and Sequence/Order First, second, third Next, then, finally, lastly After, afterwards, following, At this time, at this point Subsequently, while, meanwhile When, during, immediately, now, later, in the future, earlier, sometimes, always, never, whenever, once BODY * THIS IS AN ESSAY, SO… *NO LISTS* *NO RECIPES (keep in essay format) *do not forget the ARTICLES (a, an, the) *do not forget the INTRODUCTION & CONCLUSION paragraphs BODY * DETAILS: * STEP #1: gather all materials 1st (items should NOT just magically appear in the middle of the process) * “ HOW EXACTLY” (don’t skip over steps) use DESCRIPTIVE DETAILS BODY explain the briefly REASON for a step if it is not obvious (do this to prevent a mess) CONCLUSION * CONSIDER THE : PROCESS AS A WHOLE repeat/reference the PURPOSE of your process (why did you tell us how to do this scenario) Process-as-a-whole: #/difficulty of steps *describe the FINISHED PRODUCT (smells, taste, sight, feel, sound) TOPIC PROMPTS How to give yourself a manicure, pedicure How to cut, treat, wash, perm, highlight your hair Brush teeth, Make lasagna, spaghetti, German apple cake, cheeseburger, grilled cheese, Study or prepare for a Test, Mid-Term or Final Exam Prepare for a Job Interview Deal with Stress (in a healthy manner) FINAL HINTS , this is an essay and not a recipe. REMEMBER essay format, no lists (does NOT look like a recipe card) when gathering supplies, write as items in a series (not as a list, not as a recipe card) PREWRITING : LISTS 3 tasks done at work each time 3 technical/electrical/mechanical skills 3 tasks you have done for yourself lately 3 types of food you like to make PREWRITING 2) STEPS: Brainstorm. List every step in the process. Number the steps in chronological order. How to Make MACARONI & CHEESE STEP #2 STEP #3 CONCLUSION OTHER PROCESSES
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