Students sometimes feel intimidated
by those blank paragraphs in front of them. They are not alone!
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With these body-paragraph-writing tasks
students will step toward a breakthrough through writing prompts that advance their rhetorical speeches. All materials here are CCSS aligned for upper grades.
Use these prompts one at a time
, and then keep them nearby to step past those blank paragraphs that tend to stare your students down.
Ten prompts below
will help your students to:
1). scribble a cool idea, 2). ask what if …?. 3). write for 3 minutes, 4). re-word news facts, 5). visualize a respected friend, 6). insert opposite views, 7). intrigue a friend, 8). explain why to a critic, 9). predict key takeaways, and 10). laugh a little.
Ready to step past blank pages and make writing fun?
Try these tactics
and then expect your student writer muses to do the rest.
Hopefully these ready-to-roll brain-based materials
will benefit your learners and leaders as they do mine at middle, secondary, university levels and beyond.
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All the best
as you learn and lead with the brain in mind!
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