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What is one of the key characteristics of moving from the outline phase to the drafting phase

The ideas you had in your outline will most likely change as you write.

What is the focus of outlining

To choose your best ideas and arrange them in logical order.

Why should you wait to revise until after you finish your draft

All of the above are correct.

What do you not look for in the global revision stage


While you are drafting what should you do if you get stuck

Revisit your outline and use it to find a solution

Which stage follows drafting


What should you do while you write

Just write, without any distractions

What kinds of problems should be corrected in a paragraph during local revision

Punctuation and grammar

What should you do with new ideas during the drafting phase of the writing process

Check the outline to see if there is a place for the new ideas

If you were outlining an essay using the sentences bellow which one would you use as your thesis statement

Although many people like big dogs, small dogs are a better option for first-time owners.

Define topic sentence

The sentence in a paragraph that summarizes what that paragraph is about

Which of the following should leaders NOT do during brainstorming

Demand specific benefits

If you get stuck trying to move from one thought to the next while writing it may mean that you have a gap in your logic. How can you fix this problem

You can add a bridge or transition that will get you from one idea to the next.

Which of the-following thesis statements does not need to be rewritten

Shakespeare's King Lear is about nothing: Ciphers and zeros recur as motifs and represent the main theme of the play.

Which of the-following are part of the prewriting stage of the writing process

Generating and organizing

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