posted this on October 8, 2012, 16:12
Process Analysis Graphic Organizer
Your purpose for writing is either to analyze why something happened in a specific sequence or describe how to do something. Thinking about the sequence is the most important part of writing about processes. Use the chart below to clarify your thinking about the sequence of steps in a process.
State the topic and purpose of the essay, or state the problem to be solved.
Describe the first step.
Tell why the first step is important.
Describe the second step.
Tell why the second step is important.
Describe the third step.
Tell why the third step is important.
[Add more steps as needed]
Evaluate the process. Answer the question, “So What?”