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6.2.1.2: In Class Writing Support PPT

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    16033
  • Writing the Textbook External Feature Analysis Paper

    Reading 091

    Learning Objectives

    • Grading your annotations using the Textbook Project Rubric
    • Improving Cornell Notes using internal text features and graphic organizers

    • Writing/drafting the paper in your notebook.

    • TextbookAnalysis Project and Paper – 100 points

    READING RUBRICS: What is your instructor looking for?

    • Review the grade rubric on the second page of the assignment handout. 

    • With a partner, discuss what you think would qualify as earning a 5,4,3,2 for each category.  

    • Review your annotations.  Based on the discussion in class, what do point value do you think you would earn?

    What are some graphic organizers you can use to improve your notes? 

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    Definition with Examples

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    Time Order

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    Compare and Contrast

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    CAUSE & EFFECT

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    What are some graphic organizers you can use to improve your notes?

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    WRITING the ANALYSIS

    • The next slides will provide you with prompts to begin the writing portion of the assignment.  The prompts are only guides and you should be thoughtful when using them. Modify them to meet your needs.

    • If you need help writing, see a FREE and FABULOUS tutor in the Writing Center.

    Writing the RATIONALE: What is your reason for sharing what you know about textbook reading?

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    Write the first body paragraph, the 3 BEST EXTERNAL TEXT FEATURES 

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    Write the first body paragraph, the 3 MISSING EXTERNAL TEXT FEATURES 

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    Write the first INTERNAL TEXT FEATURE paragraph:

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    Write the CONCLUSION paragraph:

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    Now, print out a draft, and review the assignment handout and rubric.

    Then, read it aloud to yourself!  Revise as needed. 

    To meet with success with this assignment, you should make sure what you wrote aligns with the assignment directions and rubric.

    Proofreading counts!

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