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Rubric: Written Communication - Global Citizenship Program

Strategies for teaching content development

Some suggestions for activities: Expose students to prewriting strategies for organization: class meeting summary & developing questions; meaningful paragraphs, outlines; graphic organizers; mini-lessons in writing thesis statements. Provide students with practice in making an argument: free-write journals; semi-structured response journals; reading responses; class blogs or discussion threads; double-entry notebooks; contemporary issue journals; exam prep journals. Expose students to prewriting strategies for idea generation: brain storming, mapping. Below you will find helpful links related to these activities.