Why do we do the ISearch How is

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Why do we do the I-Search? How is the I-Search different from research papers

Why do we do the I-Search? How is the I-Search different from research papers I have done before? What does an I-Search project look like? How should I begin working through the ISearch?

Understanding and writing in complex genres Developing your writing process Developing your research skills

Understanding and writing in complex genres Developing your writing process Developing your research skills Reading and analyzing sources Using MLA format Reflecting on research and writing strategies

Research v. I-Search Research Thesis Evidence from research Summary / Conclusion reiterating how evidence

Research v. I-Search Research Thesis Evidence from research Summary / Conclusion reiterating how evidence supports thesis I-Search Research question Research and evidence Claim / Conclusion / Additional Questions

I Me My On Tuesday morning, I picked up my aunt and we met

I Me My On Tuesday morning, I picked up my aunt and we met up with Hajji Sabah at my cousin’s house. Having met before, I was able to dive right into my interview questions.

Four Sections What I Know What I am Asking and Why I Want to

Four Sections What I Know What I am Asking and Why I Want to Know The Search What I Learned

What makes a good I-Search question? Is it written as a question instead of

What makes a good I-Search question? Is it written as a question instead of a statement? Do I need to clarify any terms to make my research question understandable to my audience? Am I personally invested in exploring this question? Why or how will exploring this question help me? Can I articulate my motivation for asking this question? Is my question something I can research using secondary sources? Can it be answered too easily or do I need a diverse set of sources to find answers? Is my question specific or concrete enough to explore in 1500 -2000 words? Or is it too broad or too narrow?