Quick Write Notes
1. Create a graphic organizer with topic
Ex: web cluster, outline form, bullet notes, four square, T-chart, Venn diagram, etc…
2. Start writing “rough” draft
a. don’t lift your pencil (lose train of thought)
b. don’t stop and think (writer’s block)
c. about 5-15 minutes
write whatever comes to mind until you can get back on track.
don’t worry about mistakes. you can repeat a letter, use loops, whatever to keep writing
3. Revise and Edit your writing more than once
a. make sure writing is relevant to the topic
b. check mechanics- spelling, grammar, punctuation
4. Final draft- rewrite more than once and then go to completed essay. Typed.