Writing in the Classroom: High School: Drafting

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  1. develop
    make something new, such as a product or a mental creation
  2. elaboration
    addition of extra material or clarifying detail
  3. evaluate
    judge; form a critical opinion of
  4. contradict
    be in opposition to
  5. synthesize
    combine so as to form a more complex product
  6. unity
    an undivided or unbroken completeness with nothing wanting
  7. validity
    the quality of being legitimate and rigorous
  8. variety
    noticeable heterogeneity
  9. redundant
    repeating the same sense in different words
  10. summarize
    briefly present the main points of something
  11. summary
    a brief statement that presents the main points
  12. paraphrase
    express the same message in different words
  13. layout
    a plan or design of something that is laid out
  14. outline
    a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument
  15. heading
    a line of text indicating what the passage below it is about
  16. draft
    any of the various versions in the development of a work
  17. edit
    prepare for publication or presentation by revising
  18. revise
    make changes to
  19. revision
    the act of rewriting something
  20. proofread
    read for errors
Created on July 28, 2022 (updated August 2, 2022)

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