Worldview Project consists of:
Title, Abstract, Introduction, Historical Background, Main Part/Body Paragraphs, Conclusion, Works Cited, and Self-Reflection.
Use HEADINGS: Abstract, Introduction, Historical Background, Main Part, Conclusion, Works Cited, and Self-Reflection.
II. Abstract (100-120 words -4-5 sentences.) 5.3 How To Write an Abstract for the Worldview Essay.
A. Explanation of the problem you are trying to solve in your essay (one sentence). Borrow this sentence from your Introduction.
B. The thesis statement/claim (your position/solution – one sentence). Borrow your thesis statement from your Introduction.
C. Conclusion (a recommendation/implication – one or two sentences). Borrow one/two sentences from your conclusion.
Abstract should be coherent and readable. Use transitions. Use an active and vigorous syntax.
III. Introduction (150-180 words, 6-7 sentences) 5.1 How To Write an Introduction for the Worldview Essay. Practice.
1. write a hook 5.1 1 How to Write a Hook in Introduction. Read
2. establish and explain the problem you are trying to solve in your project – one sentence
3. discuss the significance; how significant your topic is for the targeted audience – one sentence
4. identify the purpose (are you trying to inform your audience or convince, or to argue?) – one sentence
5. recognize the audience – (who is interested in learning from you about this tipic?) – one sentence.
6. frame the thesis statement/claim (choose a claim of value, a claim of fact, a claim of definition, or a claim of policy).
To construct the sentences, please use the following words: problem, significance, purpose, audience.
III. Historical Background/Literature Review -1 or 2 pages.Improve your first draft. 3.3 Prepare to Write Historical Background/Literature Review
IV. Main Part. A Personal Description/Analysis: 6-7 paragraphs where you analyze your worldview, incorporating the epistemological, metaphysical, cosmological, teleological, theological, anthropological, and axiological points of view in your life story. Provide the examples from your personal experience and/or your personal observation.
Include a topic sentence where you must explain what your main idea is in this paragraph. Frame a clear thesis statement/claim. 5.1.2 Claims of Fact, of Value, of Policy. Read.
Use transitions and end your paragraph with a concluding sentence.
Transitions TRANSITIONS. Updated..pdf
Actions 200- 250 words per paragraph. Use your journal entries and outline.
V. Conclusion. Use the following page to write an effective conclusion. 100 words
5.2 How To Write a Conclusion for the Worldview Essay. Practice.
In your conclusion, briefly summarize your position (pharaprase your thesis statement). One sentence. Use a transition such as therefore, so, thus, as a result, consequently, hence.
While searching for an exit with proper emphasis and grace, here some suggestions that might spark some good ideas for your conclusion. Write 5-6 sentences (it is mandatory to use 1,3,4, and 8). You can add more sentences, using other idieas from the list:
An evaluation of the importance of the essay’s subject
A statement of the essay’s broader implications
A recommendation or call to action
A warning based on the essay’s thesis
A quotation from an authority or someone whose insight emphasizes the main point
An anecdote or brief example that emphasizes or sum up the point of the essay
A rhetorical question that makes the reader think about the essay’s main point
A forecast based on the essay’s thesis
An ironic twist, witticism, pun, or playful use of words
A proverb, maxim, or mottoLinks to an external site.
VI. Work Cited. Document all sources you used in your project. Go to the last page in MLA Format Sample 1.4 MLA Format. Review.
This essay must be accompanied by a Self-Reflection, which should be 350-400 words. A Self-Reflection includes the following:
Evaluate yourself as a writer and a critical thinker, providing informal comments on the various stages of the writing process: ideas, thinking, reading, prewriting, writing, revising, editing, and proofreading.
Comments on specific strengths and weaknesses of your paper.
Comments on how the essay reflects your growth as a writer, researcher, and thinker.
Use MLA Format. 1.4 MLA Format. Review.
Text Entry. Upload File type: doc.xls.txt
Be specific; use the proper nouns for people and location; use concrete details.
Use compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences.
Avoid using “You”, “We”. Use “I”.
Avoid using “there is/are, there was/were.”
Avoid using the verb “to be” = am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been (and other linking verbs). Use the action verbs.Avoid using the Indefinite pronouns: everyone, everybody, nobody, anyone, one, somebody
Avoid using contractions such as don’t, didn’t, isn’t, won’t, let’s, there’s, can’t…..
Avoid repetition! Do not use the word “believe” many time.
Worldview Project consists of: