How to Teach Organizational Techniques for Writing


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Which word is most closely synonymous with organization in writing?

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1. What is a mentor text?

2. When looking for graphic organizers, teachers should make sure...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is not uncommon for students to struggle with writing if they haven't learned to properly organize their thoughts. The quiz asks you about ways to help students gain organization skills to improve their written work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz you will:

  • Identify the word that is most synonymous with organization in writing
  • Define a mentor text
  • Describe what to look for in a graphic organizer
  • Name the two writing process stages that relate the most to organization
  • Explain what type of students benefit from graphic organizers

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can describe main concepts such as mentor texts and graphic organizers
  • Information recall - consult your knowledge of the lesson to identify certain stages of the writing process
  • Reading comprehension - pull the most essential points about teaching students to organize writing from the lesson

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic by studying the lesson entitled How to Teach Organizational Techniques for Writing. The objectives covered in the lesson are:

  • Understand why it is necessary to teach organization
  • Note the steps of the writing process
  • Describe the purpose of mentor texts
  • Explain the function and general appearance of graphic organizers
  • Learn how to teach students methods for evaluating their writing