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For informal discussions (. a book club meeting), it is sufficient to kick off the session by sharing this information.
A Picture Book Poetry Lesson from WritingFix
Focus Trait: WORD CHOICE Support Trait: ORGANIZATION
For formal discussions (. a week-long corporate discussion), I recommend sending information out at least a week in advance.
Jacqueline manages the 6+6 Trait® Writing program at Education Northwest and serves as a lead on several school and district improvement projects. Writing is very much a part of her life outside of work, too: She spends her spare time writing fiction and poetry.
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Despite this diversity, all successful group discussions share one trait: a competent discussion leader. Leading a discussion is an essential skill for a well-rounded speaker.
Verify that the objectives are achievable in the time allotted. If they are not, either lengthen the schedule or narrow your objectives. You can 8767 t solve global geopolitical problems in a two-hour session.
Voice is the writer coming through the words, the sense that a real person is speaking to us and cares about the message. It is the heart and soul of the writing, the magic, the wit, the feeling, the life and breath. When the writer is engaged personally with the topic, he/she imparts a personal tone and flavor to the piece that is unmistakably his/hers alone. And it is that individual something–different from the mark of all other writers–that we call Voice.