Pre-write - Plan
Pre-write: How do I plan my ideas?
- Collecting quotations, summaries, paraphrases—Have you highlighted or taken notes while reading
- Now is the time to collect all these notes and decide which pieces of information support the
ideas you want to write about in your paper.
- Which quotations or other pieces of evidence go with which paragraphs? Do you have a means of
support for each paragraph? Can you explain how each quotation or support reinforces your
idea? You can create a plan that lists the topic of each paragraph and the page number of each
quotation, to keep your paper organized and to make sure you have a support for each