Effective Prewriting: Instructions and Examples


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Brainstorming involves which of the following techniques?

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1. It's important to carefully read and interpret a writing prompt because

2. When you are freewriting, you shouldn't worry about

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Prewriting is often the first step to great, effective writing, and there are several forms of it. This quiz asks you to recall these forms of prewriting and the best way to perform them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This prewriting quiz affords you the opportunity to test your ability to:

  • Recognize brainstorming techniques
  • Understand the importance of interpreting writing prompts
  • Know how to approach freewriting
  • Recognize when organization is most important in prewriting
  • Understand what mapping is

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant information found in the lesson on prewriting
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about effective ways to prewrite
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully answer questions about different forms of freewriting

Additional Learning

If you wish to learn more, read the lesson called Effective Prewriting: Instructions and Examples, which covers the following objectives:

  • Define prewriting
  • Explore forms of prewriting with examples
  • Know how to make use of various prewriting techniques