Papers and Essays: Crash Course Study Skills #9

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Your research paper is due tomorrow, and you're staring at the dreaded blank screen. How can you avoid this problem next time? Watch a short, informative video on writing papers and essays to review the importance of the writing process in the context of study skills.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign the video for homework at the beginning of the school year, and prompt individuals to jot down five or more tips they learned
  • Compile a class list of tips for finishing well-written papers on time before starting a research project
Classroom Considerations

  • Offers very detailed tips within very quick narration; pause periodically to cover important concepts
  • References the famous saying about writing drunk and editing sober, which may be an inappropriate way to frame the writing process in middle or high school
  • Refers to popular apps for editing (Evernote, Google Drive)
Pros

  • Applicable to any subject that involves research writing
  • Engaging and entertaining for young viewers
Cons

  • None