DRAPES - Paulding County School District

DRAPES - Paulding County School District

D.R.A.P.E.S What is it? How will it improve my writing??? D.R.A.P.E.S Have you ever gotten in the middle of writing something, then you cant think of what to say next? You just kind of run out of steam?

D.R.A.P.E.S Helps you plan your writing, so you never run out of things to say! Its what Language Arts teachers call elaboration

D.R.A.P.E.S Youre going to be amazed at how DRAPES transforms your writing! Lets get started! DRAPES D=DIALOGUE A quote or something an expert would say Using DRAPES will

help you become a better writer, stated Mrs. Chambers, my Language Arts teacher. DRAPES R = RHETORICAL QUESTION A question that is not meant to be answered. Who doesnt want to

become a better writer? asked, Mrs. Chambers DRAPES A = ANALOGY A comparison through the use of figurative language A piece of writing without DRAPES is like macaroni

without cheese. DRAPES P= PERSONAL EXPERIENCE Something you or someone you know has had experience with. Using personal experiences

in your writing is the difference between 4s and 5s on your writing style grade! DRAPES E= Examples Include an example of something For example

For instance Using examples paints a better picture for the reader DRAPES S = STATISTICS A fact or data Usually a percentage or number that supports your point in writing. Example:

There has been a 30% increase in the scores since students started using DRAPES in their writing! Have you used DRAPES in your writing? D - Dialogue

R - Rhetorical Questions A- Analogies P - Personal Experiences

E - Examples S - Statistics

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