This PDF document reviews the importance or brainstorming and using good organizational skills for writing a TDA essay, using the R.A.C.E.S. Strategy. This has an example of two graphic organizers that I implement in my classroom. It has helped greatly with helping my students make sure to use the R.A.C.E.S. strategy effectively.
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