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ACT Writing Workshop

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Heather Koch

on 4 February 2014

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Transcript of ACT Writing Workshop

GOAL:
I can write a
DYNAMITE
ACT essay!

The big picture
1. Take a position
2. Maintain focus
3. Support your ideas
4. Organize your ideas
5. Use language clearly
and effectively
Step 1:
Work with the prompt
Identify key words
and phrases
List the pros
and cons
Include reasons
and examples
Step 2:
Structure your essay
Do some pre-writing:
A tree map
Outline
*Remember the essay
structure and follow it!
The Intro
Paraphrase
the prompt
Give background
on issue
State thesis/claim
The body:
Supporting your position
Transition/ topic sentence
Relevant example(s)
Explanation of support
Tie back into claim
Transition/ topic
sentence
Con example
Argument against
con
Conclusion
Restate thesis
Summarize main
points
End with strong
finish
Here we go!
Step 3:
Proofread
When you are finished
writing, proofread.
Cross out errors
Write corrections
above error
Other things to
keep in mind
Length
Sentence structure
Diction
Neatness
The body:
Attacking the
other position
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