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Simple pre-writing activity
« on: September 26, 2008, 08:23:10 PM »
One very simple and quick pre-writing activity, which is in a way similar to concept mapping minus the graphic organizers, is have students write their own questions before they actually start writing. Simply make the five Wh- words the basis for a successful start. Ask them to write and try to answer the "what," "why," "where," "when," "where," "which," and eh the 6th would be "how." This doesn't mean answering them all, of course it depends on the topic and the rhetorical mode. The idea is to try to give an answer in only one well formed sentence.  ::)
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