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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