The Missouri Reader Vol. 40, Issue 1 - Page 10


David believes there are four parts to writing: 1) Get ready to write! 2) Write your draft. 3) Revise by whacking. 4) Polish it till you can see your face in it!

Appendix A

Accountable Talk: HOTS Starters for Discussion

I agree with _________ because…

I disagree with ________ because…

Why do you think that?

Where can I find that in the text?

What did you mean when you said, “…”?

Please give me an example of that?

Maybe you are right, but I am thinking…because…

This reminds me of…because

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