Watch this video for step-by-step directions for completing your Concept Map.
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You can follow the instructions and view the sample Concept Map below.
Click on the ESL Concept Map link below to download a copy of the Concept Map.
NOTE: You MUST download and complete this in Word.
Step 1: Write the topic for your paper in the box at the top of the Concept Map.
Underline the keywords or keyword phrases for your topic. These are the main ideas for your topic and they can be single words or phrases. They are usually nouns.
Step 2: Write your keywords in the three boxes in the middle of the page, putting each word in a separate box.
For each of your keywords, add some alternative keywords in the box. The alternative keywords will be synonyms, or other words that may be used to describe aspects of your topic.
DURING the Undergraduate Library class complete the following:
Step 3: This step will be completed in class.