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English01a Midterms

Writing Techniques
10/8/2013
Prepared by: Mr. Michael Joseph Nogoy,
BSEd (2012), JD (units) 1
Questions
Recall a paper (essay, reflection, reaction, term
paper, book review) you submitted as a
requirement in any subject.
What was your purpose in writing the paper?
How did you gather ideas before writing it?
How did you arrange the ideas?
How did you revise the paper?
How did you feel after writing the final paper?
How did your reader find it?

WRITING PROCESS
Materials from: Mrs. Yolanda Valencia, MAEd.
Edited by: Mr. Michael Joseph Nogoy, BSEd English (2012), JD (units)
I. Planning a Task
A. Know your purpose
(to inform, to persuade, to
entertain)
B. Know your audience
(age, status, interest, education)
C. Know your subject
(use of sources, experiences, opinion)
D. Know yourself as a writer
(tone, attitude, knowledge)
II. Drafting and Writing a Task
1. Generating ideas/Finding a topic
2. Organizing ideas
3. Drafting/writing the draft
4. Proofreading (errors)/Editing
(removing and adding)/Revising
(changing)
Definitions
Proofreading looking and spotting errors.
Editing removing errors and adding missing
words or phrases.
Revising if editing will not suffice due to the
numerous errors, this is needed. Total change
of the sentence, paragraph or article.
WRITING TECHNIQUES
Materials from: Ms. Jennifer Penilla, MAEd.
Edited by: Mr. Michael Joseph Nogoy, BSEd English (2012), JD (units)
English01a Midterms
Writing Techniques
10/8/2013
Prepared by: Mr. Michael Joseph Nogoy,
BSEd (2012), JD (units) 2
1. Clustering
Write the topic in the middle.
Write related words and ideas
by connecting them to the
middle idea.
Circle these ideas.
Connect these ideas.


Activity
Do clustering using the topic
Dream Company to Work
for.
Show at least 10 circles or
related subtopics.
2. Brainstorming
Write your topic on top.
Jot down related words and
ideas as they come to you.

English01a Midterms
Writing Techniques
10/8/2013
Prepared by: Mr. Michael Joseph Nogoy,
BSEd (2012), JD (units) 3
Crushes
Inspiration
Admiration
Angel Locsin
Maja Salvador
Daniel Padilla
Sam Concepcion
Activity
Brainstorm on the topic
Philippines.
Write at least 10 related
subtopics.
3. Freewriting
Think of the topic and start
writing whatever comes to your
mind.
Set aside grammar rules,
capitalization, punctuations, and
even sense or meaning.
If new idea emerges, start
writing about it.
Crushes
I am blashing while I write
this. The topic is so stranged.
Why did my teacher assign this.
O crush? I have only DP in
mind. Crush? Its admiration?!
Activity
Do freewriting on the topic
College Life.
Write at least 5 sentences.
English01a Midterms
Writing Techniques
10/8/2013
Prepared by: Mr. Michael Joseph Nogoy,
BSEd (2012), JD (units) 4
4. Writing WH Questions
Write the topic on top.
Answer the WHs questions
(who, what, where, when,
why, and how) about the
topic.
Homework
Why do we have to be
assigned homework?
What are the usual
homework?
When is homework assigned?
Activity
Write five WH questions on
the topic End of the World.
5. Keeping a Journal
Have a notebook.
Bring the notebook all the time.
Write ideas in the notebook as
they come.
Set a specific writing time if
possible.
English01a Midterms
Writing Techniques
10/8/2013
Prepared by: Mr. Michael Joseph Nogoy,
BSEd (2012), JD (units) 5
Group Project
You will be grouped into 5 groups.
Topic: Dr. Seuss The Lorax / Deforestation
The report will include:
Outline of the report
Writing Technique/s used in generating your
ideas for each Paragraph
Introductory and Concluding Paragraphs of
each type.
Sample Format
Page 1 Cover Page (with names of group
members)
Page 2 Outline of the Contents of Report
Page 3 Writing Technique Used for Paragraph 1
Page 4 Introductory Paragraph 1 using ________
as a Grabber
Page 5 Concluding Paragraph 1

*Repeat steps for Pages 3-5 for the other kinds of
introductory paragraphs and/or concluding
paragraphs.
Group Project
Date of Submission: September 13, 2013
In case Dr. Pagala is already here next week,
please still submit your projects to me since I
will still compute your grades for Midterms.
You may see me at the PS Graduate School
Library on the said date, 1-5PM.
LATE WORKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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