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Teachers and Tutors  Writing Across the Curriculum During First Writing Assignment
 

Suggested Activities During the First Formal Writing Assignment

 
Activity Help students understand the "Drafting" stage of writing.
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Discussion Ask students to share their first drafts with a buddy or group members

 
Activity Help students understand what "Revising & editing" are.
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Discussion Ask students to write questions that will help each other revise

 
Activity Some students will need to review grammar, style, punctuation, etc. as they approach the proof-reading stage
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Discussion Urge students to be proactive about grammar and style instead of waiting for you to mark their papers.

 
Activity Help students prepare to Proof-read carefully.
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Discussion Ask students if taking the time to proof-read made a difference.

 

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