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RACES Writing Strategy Indiantown Middle School

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Restate the question
What does the "R" in RACES stand for...
Turn the question into a statement
What does it mean to restate the question?
Answer all parts of the question
What does the "A" in RACES stands for...
Cite (identify) evidence to back up your answer.
What does the "C" in RACES stands for...
Identify reasons to back your answer
The word "CITE" means...
Explain how the evidence backs up (supports) your answer.
The "E" in RACES means...
Middle school is different from elementary school
Prompt Question: IN WHAT WAYS IS MIDDLE SCHOOL DIFFERENT FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL? What is the BEST way to restate this question as a complete sentence?
Students have more classes in middle school.
Prompt Question: WHY DO STUDENTS HAVE MORE CLASSES IN MIDDLE SCHOOL? What is the BEST way to restate this question as a complete sentence?
I use several strategies to study and succeed in middle school.
Prompt Question: WHAT STRATEGIES DO YOU USE TO STUDY AND SUCCEED IN MIDDLE SCHOOL? What is the BEST way to restate this question as a complete sentence?
There is a lot I like about middle school
Prompt Question: WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT MIDDLE SCHOOL? What is the BEST way to restate this question as a complete sentence?
Circle the word
What should you do with a word you come across that you do not know while reading a passage?
underline or highlight
If you find evidence in a text what should you do?
Sum it up. Add a statement about what stood out, what you want your reader to remember.
What does the "S" in RACES stands for.
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