BELLWORK“I suppose some writers begin witha phrase, an idea, or a concept. Ialways begin with an image.” –Gabriel García MárquezReflect on the quote above.What should YOU do to explore asubject before writing? WRITE DOWNwhat you know and what you NEED toknow about your topic so that you canwrite about it.
TODAY’S AGENDA• Bellwork• Prewriting strategies• Rev Up Your Vocab• On This Date• Bus Changes• Wrap Up
BELLWORKWhat are some possible PrewritingStrategies?
BELLWORKPrewriting Strategies• Free writing & Looping • Brainstorming so that you don’t limit yourself so that you can fully find out your purpose (as a writer) • Helps you clear up and process your writing, get new ideas going, and get more content during later stages of writing
BELLWORKPrewriting Strategies• Mapping • Creating a graphic organizer as a visual representation that’s part of your writing plan • Generates ideas, concepts, or key words that help you focus & organize during prewriting, drafting or revising process
BELLWORKPrewriting Strategies• Outlining • Use a system of numbers and letters to identify topics & supporting details and balance out your ideas • Generates ideas and key words so you will be focused and organized later in the first draft or revising process
BELLWORKPrewriting Strategies• Sketching • Drawing, sketching ideas and/or ordering ideas; this includes storyboarding, visualizing • Generates ideas, clarifies ideas as you visualize them—could be a part of prewriting
BELLWORKPrewriting Strategies• Webbing • Creating a graphic organizer made up of a several circles put together to show how ideas are related • Generates ideas, clarifies ideas and provides focus, and establishes organization before your initial draft
REV UP YOUR VOCAB…• On paper, number 1-10• Write down the phrase or description that is going to be shown on the board• Then write which vocabulary word you feel matches what’s on the board