Writing in the Classroom: Middle School: Drafting

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  1. brainstorm
    try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it
  2. develop
    make something new, such as a product or a mental creation
  3. elaborate
    add details, as to an account or idea
  4. characterize
    describe or portray the qualities or peculiarities of
  5. description
    a statement that represents something in words
  6. emphasis
    special importance or significance
  7. analysis
    literary criticism considering the structure of a text
  8. discourse
    extended verbal expression in speech or writing
  9. evaluate
    judge; form a critical opinion of
  10. summarize
    briefly present the main points of something
  11. synthesize
    combine so as to form a more complex product
  12. paraphrase
    express the same message in different words
  13. plagiarism
    taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own
  14. research
    systematic investigation to establish facts
  15. data
    a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
  16. multimedia
    the use of many types of communication simultaneously
  17. evidence
    knowledge on which to base belief
  18. example
    an item of information that is typical of a class or group
  19. fact
    a piece of information about events that have occurred
  20. logic
    reasoned and reasonable judgment
  21. unity
    an undivided or unbroken completeness with nothing wanting
  22. variety
    noticeable heterogeneity
  23. redundant
    repeating the same sense in different words
  24. wordiness
    boring verbosity
  25. draft
    any of the various versions in the development of a work
  26. edit
    prepare for publication or presentation by revising
  27. revise
    make changes to
  28. revision
    the act of rewriting something
  29. proofread
    read for errors
  30. publish
    put into print
Created on July 28, 2022 (updated August 2, 2022)

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