Diagnostic 101

Development of ideas:
Giving evidence, explaining evidence, details (I stay on surface)
Developing thoughts
Analyzing
Writing with purpose
Supporting a thesis with texts
Supporting my point with proof

Staying focused:
Too verbose
Too much detail
Superfluous info
Loose focus of main idea
Repeating myself (ideas)
Restating the same idea through different sentences

Organization and genre:
Conclusions
Research papers
Organization
Opening and closing paragraphs
Flow of essay
Conclusion
Oral Reports

Writer issues:
Slow writer
Choosing a topic
Writer’s block
Coming up with thesis

Sentence issues:
Over-using particular words
Proof-reading/editing
Grammar and punctuation

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