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Drafting

See also: Computers and Technology - Video Production.  See also, Broadcast Journalism -Broadcast Scriptwriting. 

Begin to put thoughts on paper through use of scribbling, symbols, pictures, or words; making marks and/or symbols on a page that possess meaning for the author.)  Draft with increasing fluency.  Incorporate descriptive details into texts including but not limited to narrative, expository, or persuasive texts.  Compose narrative text using topic sentences, effective organization, transitions, vivid word choices, containing multiple events, and specific supporting details, including but not limited to the following: texts containing chronological order; procedural; cause and effect; comparison and contrast; order of importance; problem and solution.

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Ages: 14 - 18
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The Writing Process: Draft
From YouTube, produced by East Tennessee State
This is a very helpful video all about drafting.  The video explains what drafting is, all the things that are done within the process, and gives good tips.  The video was created for students at the University level (intro writing), but the informat... [more]
August 17, 2012 at 02:20 PM
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Ages: 5 - 9
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Drafting and Revising: Writing a Dog Report
From discoveryeducation.com, produced by Discovery Education
One part of a writer's job is to make a report interesting for his or her readers. First, they write a first draft, then they read it and think about how to make it better. Writers revise their work, adding details and checking to make sure that... [more]
Found by grazianione in Drafting
May 26, 2010 at 06:57 PM
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Ages: 4 - 7
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Six Traits- Word Choice
From YouTube, produced by PBS Kids
Eleven-year-old published author and seasoned presenter Adora Svitak talks about the Six Traits: Word Choice. She discusses how using a variety of words makes a more interesting, vivid picture in the readers mind.  She also talks about how specific w... [more]
Found by Barb in Drafting
August 10, 2009 at 06:37 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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How Do You Improve Your Writing Skills?
From YouTube, produced by Chris Pirillo
The speaker in this video has developed an acronym: PUGS. It's short for Punctuation, Usage, Grammar and Spelling.  He says: If you remember your PUGS, then you're going to create a better piece of text. People take you more seriously, and you will c... [more]
July 4, 2011 at 11:55 AM
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