Category: writing strategies


Here’s a video on how to write an essay. Sit and relax as you watch this video.

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STEP 1:  PREWRITING

THINK

  • Decide on a topic to write about.
  • Consider who will read or listen to your written work.
  • Brainstorm ideas about the subject.
  • List places where you can research information.
  • Do your research.

 

STEP 2:  DRAFTING

WRITE

  • Put the information you researched into your own words.
  • Write sentences and paragraphs even if they are not perfect.
  • Read what you have written and judge if it says what you mean.
  • Show it to others and ask for suggestions.

 

STEP 3:  REVISING

MAKE IT BETTER

  • Read what you have written again.
  • Think about what others said about it.
  • Rearrange words or sentences.
  • Take out or add parts.
  • Replace overused or unclear words.
  • Read your writing aloud to be sure it flows smoothly.

 

STEP 4:  PROOFREADING

MAKE IT CORRECT

  • Be sure all sentences are complete.
  • Correct spelling, capitalization, and punctuation.
  • Change words that are not used correctly.
  • Have someone check your work.
  • Recopy it correctly and neatly.

 

STEP 5:  PUBLISHING

SHARE THE FINISHED PRODUCT

  • Read your writing aloud to a group.
  • Create a book of your work.
  • Send a copy to a friend or relative.
  • Put your writing on display.
  • Illustrate, perform, or set your creation to music.
  • Congratulate yourself on a job well done!

Source: http://lewis.cpsb.org/faculty_pages/stacey.blanchard/THE%20FIVE%20STEPS%20OF%20THE%20WRITING%20PROCESS.htm

WRITING STRATEGIES~video clip

You can really learn a lot from this video! I picked this one because through animated videos, oldies, teenagers and of course children will keep watching this video. Enjoy watching!

WRITING STRATEGIES

Are you fun of writing? If yes, then read silently these statements as you go on. Today, I’m going to to introduce and share to you the basic strategies on how to write a composition or an article based on how you interpret it.

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A good composition has three elements: an introduction, a body and a conclusion.It should also flow from sentence to sentence and connect the ideas in a clear and logical way. There are several ways to achieve this:

First, the introduction must start either with a quote, a question, or entertaining or those statements that will catch the eye of the readers. You must give your little or basic ideas based on your understanding  when writing an introduction and those ideas left will be written on your body part which your ideas must be in logical order or what you call a sequence one so that you’ll be sure that you are confident in what you’re writing and that you can express well your feelings and ideas when it will be read by others. And lastly, your conclusion must be the strongest part of all the parts. Since it is an ending statement, you can also end it either with a quote, a question or a strong statement.

Hope you’ve learn something about this! 

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