Brainstorming and First Drafts

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Brainstorming and First Drafts - Assignment 1

Masterclass Brainstorming 1
  • Introduction
  • Process Questions
  • Essay 1
  • Essay 2
  • Essay 3
  • Essay 4
  • Essay 5
  • Review

Learning Objectives - Assignment 1

  • Refresh your understanding of the basics.
  • Evaluate what went right and what went wrong last year.
  • Plan modifications to your current process so you can repeat what worked and make small but important improvements. 

Review Resources

Review these pages in the College Essay Experience resource packet (available in the email you received or on your Wow home page):

  • Page 4 (Key Terms)
  • Pages 5-6 (Purpose of each step)
  • Pages 8-15 (Writing exercises and review guidelines for Intro through Step 5)
  • Pages 28-33 (Email templates for Intro through Step 5)
  • Pages 44-47 (How to Facilitate a Student-Centered Brainstorm)

Refresh Your Memory

Review the Intro through Step 5 of Wow Online. Watch the videos and read the web pages again, even if you feel like you couldn’t be more familiar with them.

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Brainstorming and First Drafts - Assignment 2

Masterclass Brainstorming 2
  • Introduction
  • Process Questions
  • Practice Questions and Tasks
  • Review and Submit

Learning Objectives - Assignment 2

  • Familiarize yourself with Wow's student-centered brainstorm guidelines.
  • Plan modifications to your current process so you can repeat what worked and make small but important improvements. 
  • Recognize the components of effective pre-work questions for supplements.
  • Practice creating pre-work questions for supplements.

Review Resources

Review these resources:

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