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Writing Religion Pre-Draft: Scripture Analysis

Writing Religion Pre-Draft: Scripture Analysis Read Genesis 1-3 as a class. Free write first thoughts/responses to passage. Break into groups, each associated with one of the authors we’ve read during the semester. Discuss free write—what do you make of the

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Social Movements Pre-Draft: Rewriting

Essay #1 (Description): These Sentences Move Me Rewriting Pre-Draft Exercise Objectives: 1)     To encourage students to consider why writers choose one word over another. 2)     To give students practice paraphrasing. Part 1: Students should select 3 sentences from a common

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Social Movements Pre-Draft: Sentence Manipulation

Essay #2 (Narrative): So I was on the 7 train/in a taxi/waiting for the bus Sentence Manipulation Pre-Draft Exercise Objectives: 1)     To give students practice paraphrasing. 2)     To give students opportunities to take chances in writing. Part 1: Students select

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Beauty Pre-Draft: Comprehending and Summarizing a Text

Lesson Plan 2 – Comprehending and summarizing a text Lesson objective(s): The lesson objective is to ensure that students a) are reading what is assigned and b) are reading carefully and understanding what they read. Require students to summarize/paraphrase each

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