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Pre-writing, Writing and Re...
Using Questions as a Pre-Writing and Organizational Technique
Prewriting by questioning is a five-step process which allows you to:
» Exploration begins with predictable and basic questions. Topic: teachers.
» Discovery occurs when the student answers the questions during brainstorming:
» The classification stage is an important step in analysis. The student classifies the major characteristics of his statements about teachers.
In the selecting and ordering stage, the student limits his/her discussion to two or three promising categories [personality, and closed-minded] and orders these findings into outline form or working plan, adding details to flesh in the general assertions:
Source: Adapted for English Works! 1997 from Ray Kytle, Prewriting: Strategies for Exploration and Discovery (New York: Random House, 1972), pp. 59-63.
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