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Tw 3.2 north


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Tw 3.2 north

  1. 1. RAGG/WAGG<br />Readers/Writers Analytical Generative Grid<br />
  2. 2. This is a useful technique for students who are writing papers about texts.It can be employed when students are generating material, developing their work, or revising.<br />
  3. 3. WAGG/RAGG is particularly helpful when:<br />When students are having a hard time understanding the texts.<br />When students say, “I have nothing to say.”<br />When students say, “This is boring.”<br />
  4. 4. How to use the RAGG/WAGG<br />In brief, students list out the main points from the text.<br />As they list the points, they analyze the points/claims by looking at the evidence provided and by considering the techniques employed.<br />
  5. 5. The grid below can help.<br />
  6. 6. North <br />
  7. 7. North <br />
  8. 8. North <br />
  9. 9. Pre-analysis writing<br />In what ways did you find North to be true/false/persuasive/unpersuasive.<br />Write about this for a few minutes<br />
  10. 10. In class activity: use the grid to analyze the section I assign to your group.<br />
  11. 11. Discussion/Writing<br />How did the WAGG/RAGG, our collective analysis and our discussion change your reading of North?<br />Please write a bit about this. I will collect it next week.<br />