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Reinventing Prewriting: Graphic Organizers, Mind Mapping, and More

Prewriting and brainstorming are important when students are writing together or

online. Not planning would be like a coach going into a game without some plays.

Prewriting such as focused free writing, mind mapping, brainstorming, and listing and

outlining can help students. There are tools online that make prewriting easier and let

students collaboratively plan together before they write.