She seeks the advice of Curley, the
"Master Trail Blazer." She explains her dilemma and asks, "Can you
help me get started on the right trail?"
| "Why sure, Spring," Curley replies. "Just as I use
maps to help me blaze new trails in the mountains, writers can use graphic organizers to map out the direction, or content, of an
Spring and Curley get to work. Curley points out, "The goal of organizing ideas
is to stick with one main topic and support it with facts and
details. Have you selected a main topic, Spring?"