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    • Page 12

    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 12 Story Structure: Larry Brooks’ book Story Engineering covers in some detail all the elements of writing. He says that “neither a killer idea nor a Shakespearean flair for words will get you published without a...
    • Page 20

    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 20 Step 4: Additional information. This might not be necessary, but can be added if needed. Lesson 4 This lesson discusses the colors and fonts that work best for a PowerPoint Presentation. Color and text must have...
    • Page 21

    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 21 Lesson 6 Lesson six discusses using photos and Images. The presenter must be careful to use only pictures from Creative Commons licenses. There are a number of royalty-free images on the morguefile.com and...
    • Page 23

    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 23 crashing down on the hero easier to write. If the writer knows what the mid-point scene is, he can build each scene from the beginning to the mid-point. If the writer know what death and despair scene is—this is...
    • Page 25

    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 25 your life. There were sections on maintaining balance between home, work, and writing if writing wasn’t yet a full time career. Classes could be taught on query letters and making a pitch to an agent, as well as...
    • Page 29

    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 29 There are two rules for Box 4. Hero needs to be heroic—no one else can resolve the story or the author has failed the reader. Hero can perish, but must resolve the major elements of the story before he does Slide...
    • Page 29

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 25 later use (Nielsen, 2012). Research suggests that because a person’s working memory is strained during the writing process, it is important for writers to include a stockpile of the processes and strategies of writing into their long-term...
    • Page 30

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 26 participation in the development of self-assessment criteria, question cards, rubrics, and checklists. Students should be responding to their writing in a global way and evaluating specific aspects of their writing in order to improve both the...
    • Page 31

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 27 When students develop a sense of self-efficacy in their writing, they will be able to make a distinct connection between practice and ultimate writing achievement—if they work hard, they will achieve successful academic writing outcomes....
    • Page 32

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 28 All learners are motivated by the desire to improve. When instructors help students find their own mistakes and evaluate their own work, their motivation increases exponentially. Secondary educators would do well to recognize that along with...
    • Page 35

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 31 those identified as important by instructors responsible for college first-year writing programs” (2008, p. 3). When students are engaged in conversations about their writing through peer reviews and different types of portfolio assignments, “a...
    • Page 39

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 35 More research is needed on how best to prepare teachers for authentic and inclusive teaching. In addition, more research is needed on the connection between fostering high quality intellectual work and producing graduates with the skills needed...
    • Page 61

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 57 enjoy proofreading and being able to express feelings through the writing process. “[I like] that a peer reads and helps us with our writing”; “I like learning how to organize my thoughts and information”; “I like writing because I can express...
    • Page 64

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 60 correct them”; “It builds me with a lot of peer help and teacher help”; “It helps me find mistakes in my writing”; “It helps me organize my ideas”; “I can revise my papers by myself, and I don’t make as much mistakes as before”; “It help[s] me...
    • Page 66

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 62 writing about a random topic made it even more difficult”; “I never know how to begin my papers”; “You actually need to know what the story was about”; and “I have never wr[itten] a literary analysis.” 5. What was the easiest piece? The students...
    • Page 67

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 63 struggling, and it’s not my teacher’s fault, its mine. I have not been trying to work hard. I need to improve”; and finally, “Less. I’m lazy.” Twenty-eight percent were in between. “I did as much as I was required”; “I think I did what the...
    • Page 68

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 64 Figure 4. Revision and Reflection Analysis from Portfolio Questionnaire 10. Metacognitive final reflection. Students were reminded of the meaning of metacognition (the awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes); then they were...
    • Page 90

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 86 At the conclusion of this native language essay survey, students were once again asked to determine whether or not they believed their L1 writing skills had improved based on guidelines and metacognitive strategies taught in English class during...
    • Page 97

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 93 single section of this test. I still have lots of things to improve and work hard. Pronouns and antecedents were somewhat harder than I thought.” Question #2: In what area are you willing to put forth a more diligent effort? Explain. Junior...

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