W hy Write? Vocational High Tomas C. Ongay Mr. Soto Language Arts
Why Write? To succeed in school Or in the work place you have to be a. Writer Reader Speaker Listener Thinker
Why Write? Learning to write, read, speak and listen is something that no one can do for you.
Why Write? Language Arts can help you learn about: Process of writing: prewrite to proofread Elements of writing: style, sentence, paragraphs, essays. Forms of writing: personal, subject, academic, persuasive.
Why Write? Rules of Punctuation: grammar, mechanics and application of those rules. Research Paper: finding information, writing and documentation of sources Speaking Process: giving speeches and listening to others.
Why Write? In other classes it will help you to: Write essays Do Reports Think clearly and logically Finding, understanding and using information Using maps, charts, graphs
Why Write? Writing: Is a process in action. If you think you have figured everything out and once you start writing. You start to suffer from a paralysis called writers block.
Why Write? Do not feel bad. This happens to everyone. So what should we do to avoid to this from happening?
Why Write? We should use the following techniques: Plan Brainstorm Free write Clustering Write your thoughts down Work step by step
Why Write? Writing Process: Prewrite: Find interesting ideas to write about Learn as much about the subject Find a topic or the topic is given Look for a plan
Why Write? Write the first draft: Write the draft as the ideas are fresh in your mind. Use your plan or outline Write until a natural stopping point
Beginning ? r i te Middle WyWh End Graphic Organizer
Why Write? Revising: Review your draft A) add B) cut C) reword D) rearrange words as necessary
Why Write? Editing and proofreading: Reread your final draft aloud to test to sense and sound. Check for errors( grammar, spelling etc) Revise your writing for the last time and prepare the final copy.