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On Demand Writing Original PowerPoint from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
In each prompt- Look for SPAM Situation: Event that causes you the need to write. (on test you pretend) Purpose: The reason you’re writing: to persuade, to narrate an event, to respond to a text/ graphic/ chart. Audience: The person (people) you’re pretending to write to. Mode: The type of writing you are to do: letter feature article, editorial, or speech.
Situation Situation is labeled for you It’s always the first part of the prompt It’s a make believe situation that hasn’t really happened to you (pretend) It creates a need to write
Purpose Look for one of these in the writing task: Respond to a text/graphic/chart (organize information by using main ideas and supporting details.) Persuade (Consider the needs/feelings of the audience as you solve problems and/or convince them. Use main ideas and supporting details.) Narrate an event (Share what you saw, heard, smelled, tasted, touched, said, thought, did…to make a point.
Audience LLLLook in the writing task for the audience IIIIt might be an individual or a group YYYYou write to audience for reasons stated in the prompt CCCConsider what the audience needs to know, wants to know, and already knows IIIImagine what questions they will have for you. Answer them in your writing.
Mode: What kind of writing you are to do Look in the writing task for the mode: letter, feature article, editorial, speech Follow the format Letter has a date and heading, a greeting/ salutation, a body, a closing, & a signature Speeches, Editorials, and Articles have: titles, leads, bodies, closings
Constraints of On Demand Writing Time (90 minutes *) Feedback (none) No collaboration Minimally authentic No sources outside of your personal knowledge on the topic
Pre-write Do any of the pre- write techniques Make an outline Make an outline Create a Venn Diagram/Top Hat Create a Venn Diagram/Top Hat Make a list Make a list If all else fails, make a web If all else fails, make a web
Organize your ideas TTTThink about your most important points UUUUse the reason/ example format while dismissing opposing viewpoints Think before writing. Sort out your ideas.
Lead/Introduction Get reader’s attention Ask a rhetorical question Ask a rhetorical question Give an anecdote/ Create a scenario Give an anecdote/ Create a scenario Give a startling statistic Give a startling statistic Concentrate on the focus of your work in the lead Make sure you state the thesis in your first paragraph
Drafting the Body Try to follow your prewriting Revise as you go Revise again when you think you’re finished For persuading and responding, keep telling them why and how Remember: give examples for each reason Answer questions your audience might have Connect your ideas with transitions.
Drafting the Closing Make the piece feel finished Leave the reader with something to think about You can tie back to something you mentioned in the opening Give a conclusion to the scenario you set up in the beginning Be brief, yet convincing
Edit your Correctness: Check the following: Capitalization Usage (we were/ not we was) Punctuation Spelling
Revise: Try the following: Add- Are there details that need to be added to create a stronger picture or to clear up any ideas? Remove-Are there any redundant or unnecessary sentences/words? Move-Does the piece flow, or do some sentences or paragraphs need to be moved? Substitute-Do you need to substitute any words or phrases to make your writing more clear?
FINAL COPY Use your best handwriting Make it LOOK like a letter, feature article, or editorial Indent for paragraphs Be correct and neat