Writing Process PowerPoint Presentation Notes and Assignments (Key in your name here) (Today’s date) (Class Period) Directions: 1.) Fill in each section of the notes as you watch the Writing Process PowerPoint Presentation. 2.) Save this document in your student file under you name. Example: hatch_writing_process_notes_assignments 3.) Save the document each time you add more information, so you do not loose your work. 4.) When you are completely done, attach the notes to an e-mail 5.) When you are completely done, e-mail the notes to Mr. Hatch – email@example.com The Writing Process Journal Entry #1 – What does Annie Dillard’s experience with writing teach us? Describe the past misconceptions of writing. What will you learn – List the eight steps of the writing process. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Click on each of the steps to learn more about the writing process. Experience Section Define experience. How does our experience affect the way we write? Experience Quotes - Summarize what you learned from these quotes. Journal Writing Define Journal Writing. Describe why we should write in a journal. List the process of writing in a journal. Free-Writing Define Free-Writing Why is it good to using Free-Writing as a pre-writing tool? What is often lost when writers start to include all of the research information too early? List the process of free-writing. Free-Writing Assignment 1. Write at least 10 minutes without stopping. 2. Don’t stop to fix or edit what you have written. This is only exploratory writing. 3. Keep writing! Even if you are drawing a blank, keep writing about something. 4. When you are done, underline ideas you like and may include in your assignment (Do your free-writing assignment here.) Now go through the free-writing assignment and highlight and underline the sections and ideas that are most interesting to you. These may be some great ideas for your paper. Prewriting Section Define Prewriting. What are the steps involved in prewriting? Why do you think prewriting is considered the most important step in the writing process? Why has prewriting been neglected in the past? Describe your definition of writer’s block. What does Dave Barry say about writer’s block? Why does Tracy Duckart recommend prewriting? Prewriting Quotes – Summarize what you learned from these quotes. Broad Search / Note Cards Assignment Start your broad search, and begin creating your note cards to document and organize the details and specifics of your paper. Note Cards – Recall the lesson on Note Cards from the Sources PowerPoint presentation. You need to print at least 20 note cards and begin gathering specifics and details for your paper. You must have at least a total of six different sources, including three different electronic sources, and three different traditional sources. Types of Prewriting Clustering Describe Clustering: Pros? Cons? Cubing Describe Cubing: Pros? Cons? Dialoguing Describe Dialoguing: Pros? Cons? Dramatizing Describe Dramatizing: Pros? Cons? Topical Invention Describe Topical Invention: Pros? Cons? Brainstorming Describe Brainstorming: Pros? Cons? Listing Describe Listing: Pros? Cons? Matrixing Describe Matrixing: Pros? Cons? Outlining Describe Outlining: Pros? Cons? Generative Organizer Assignment Complete the Generative Organizer Assignment and hand it in or E-mail it to Mr. Hatch at firstname.lastname@example.org Choose any generative organizer except journal writing and free writing. Post-Draft Organizer Assignment Complete the Post-Draft Organizer Assignment and hand it in or E-mail it to Mr. Hatch at email@example.com Create and outline, including your details and specifics, with Inspiration Software or using a 5 paragraph essay outline. Drafting Define Drafting: Drafting Quotes: Summarize what you learned from these quotes. Describe the steps to drafting. What should you have completed before you begin your first draft? What are the three most important traits of writing to keep in mind as you write your first draft? Why? First Draft Assignment Complete the First Draft Assignment: _____ Remember the topic and focus of your paper Essay Topic: What was the vision or goal of some person, group, or event from history, and how did they accomplish the vision or goal? _____ Write your first draft with a pencil and paper, or on the computer. Save the computer version under your name and first_draft. Example: hatch_first_draft. Bibliography Assignment 1st Draft Complete the bibliography or works cited page for your paper. This is something that may change as you do additional drafts or add more information. Remember: You need to have specifics and details from at least (6) different sources – including (3) traditional sources and (3) electronic sources. You may use the printable style guides: APA MLA Turabian Or any websites from the sources PowerPoint. • The Citation Machine (Great – Generates your citation in MLA or APA style) http://citationmachine.net/index.php • http://emulibrary.com/emulib_cite.html • http://www.lib.duke.edu/libguide/cite/works_cited.htm Sharing Define Sharing: Sharing Quotes: Summarize what you learned from these quotes. Complete the Reading Aloud Assignment: Read your paper aloud to at least one other person. _____ As you read, make notes on your paper of any rough or confusing areas. _____ As you read, make notes on your paper of particularly effective areas. _____ Summarize any comments and suggestions. _____ Decide which comments and suggestions you might want to take into account. Summary of comments and suggestions Notes about rough or confusing areas. Notes about particularly effective areas. Revising Define Revising: Revising Quotes: Summarize what you learned from these quotes. Why is it important to walk away from your paper for a day or two during the revision process? Describe the steps to the revision process. What things should you look for as you revise your paper? DO NOT worry about conventions at this point in the revision process. Conventions will be the focus of editing. Self-Evaluation Checklist Assignment 1. Print the Self-Evaluation Checklist Worksheet. 2. Complete the worksheet as you read your paper. 3. Hand this assignment in to Mr. Hatch Peer Review Assignment 1. Print the Peer Review Assignment Worksheet. 2. Have 2 fellow students complete the Peer Review Worksheet after reading your paper. 3. Hand this assignment in to Mr. Hatch Editing Define Editing: Editing Quotes: Summarize what you learned from these quotes. What is the focus of editing? Describe the steps to editing. Editing Checklist: Complete the Editing Self-Evaluation Checklist Assignment Publishing Define Publishing: Publishing Quotes: Summarize what you learned from these quotes. Why should you publish? What should you publish? Describe the steps to publishing. Publishing Assignment: Send your paper in for possible publication to at least two of the provided publishers. Assessment Define Assessment: Complete the Reflection Assignment What were the most important things you learned from this experience? What other things do you feel you need to learn that may not have been covered in this instruction? How has this instruction affected your thinking process? How has this instruction affected your planning and preparation process? How could you continue to use and practice this information? How could you use this information in your life? Six Traits and the Writing Process Section Notes Read the diagram and describe how the six traits and the writing process work together. Describe the eight step process. Step 1 – Step 2 – Step 3 – Step 4 – Step 5 – Step 6 – Step 7 – Step 8 – Suggestions or Comments for Mr. Hatch Write any suggestions or comments on how I can improve this curriculum. Thank you. 1.) Save this document in your student file under your name. Example: hatch_writing_process_notes_assignments 2.) When you are completely done, attach the notes to an e-mail 3.) When you are completely done, e-mail the notes to Mr. Hatch – firstname.lastname@example.org THE END – CONGRATULATIONS WRITER!
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