Practice Set 2D

INTRODUCTION
Practice Set 2A | Practice Set 2B | Practice Set 2C | Practice Set 2D | Practice Set 2E
Practice Set 2FPractice Set 2GPractice Set 2HPractice Set 2IPractice Set 2J


SHIFTING FROM A QUESTION TO ITS SIGNIFICANCE

DIRECTIONS – …

PRACTICE SET 2D.0 – Adding an indirect question…(“I want to study [insert topic] because I want to find out [who/what/when/where/whether/why/how] ______”)

PRACTICE SET 2D.1 – Answering “So what? Why does this matter?” (“…in order to help my reader understand…”)

PRACTICE SET 2D.2 –

PRACTICE SET 2D.3 –

PRACTICE SET 2D.4 –

PRACTICE SET 2D.5 –


Many, but not all, of the activities included above are listed in:

Booth, Colomb, & Williams (2008). The Craft of Research (3rd edition). The University of Chicago Press: Chicago, IL.


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