• 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.