Presentation on theme: "5 Types of Prewriting Bubble Clusters and Spider Diagrams"— Presentation transcript:
1 5 Types of Prewriting Bubble Clusters and Spider Diagrams The subject of the prewrite goes in the middle circle.Each circle is numbered. The center bubble is the main idea and is labeled #1The #2 bubbles are sub-headings off the main idea. #2 ideas are the basis for the topic sentences.The #3 bubbles are concrete details and there must be at least two. They form the backbone of the body paragraphs. Each #3 must be at least 5 or more words.
2 see my brothers and sisters more often 2 family 3see my brothers and sisters more often2family3Go on vacation s to Disneyland and the beach1Summertime3Barbecues in the back yard2daily routine3Catch up on movies I missed3more time to do pleasure reading3stay up late and sleep in
3 3go on vacation to Disneyland and to the beach3See my brothers and sisters more often3Barbeques in the backyard2family1Summertime3 stay up late and sleep in2Daily routine3catch up on movies I missed3 more time to do pleasure reading
4 Outline Getting a Computer (#1) Picking one out (#2) Shopping around at different stores to compare (#3)Talked to salespeople about what I needed (#3)II. Setting it up (#2)Tried to read the manual but gave up (#3)Friend came to get it started and teach me (#3)
5 Line ClusteringSubject: (#1)Spring—my favorite season of the year. Step 1: LIST List your ideas in any order. You need 6. --new leaves and flowers on the trees --warmer weather during the day and night --time to clean the house --school is coming to an end --Daylight Savings Time comes in April --baseball season/practice starts up again
6 Line Clustering, cont’d. Step 2: CATEGORIZECategorize your ideas(think of ways you can group ideas together)Nature (#2)My daily routine and responsibilities (#2)
7 Line Clustering, cont’d. Step 3: LABEL Label each idea by category A. new leaves and flowers on the trees (#3) A. warmer weather during the day and night (#3) B. time to clean the house B. school is coming to an end B. Daylight Savings Time comes in April B. baseball season/practice starts up again
8 Columns/ (#1)My Two Best Friends (#2)Cheryl(#2)Joe(#3) known me since we were in kindergarten(#3) we have 4 classes together each day(#3) lives down the street from me(#3) we will be taking driver’s training together next summer
9 Thesis Statement My high school is the best one around. Yes 2. I have gone to East High School for three years.No3. Our football team is better than last year’s.4. I hate going to the mall for Christmas shopping.5. My family went to Disneyland last summer.
10 Thesis Statement6. Volleyball is the best sport to play. Yes 7. Little Women was a fascinating book. 8. My bedroom is a pigsty. 9. School is a cool place to be. 10. We have 4 required courses to take this year. No
11 Thesis Statement, cont’d. Come up with your own thesis statements. Subject: Sports Subject: Music Subject: Changing schools