Unformatted text preview: Strategy Instruction I: Planning Gary A. Troia, Ph.D. Michigan State University Components of SelfRegulation 1. Goal Setting enhances attention, motivation, and effort facilitates strategic behavior prompts selfevaluation goals should be challenging, specific, proximal, and, if possible, selfselected goals can focus on a process or an aspect of the product (for product goals, quality and quantity goals can be established) 2. Selftalk (instructions or questions) help orient attention to relevant information, organize thoughts, plan actions, and execute behaviors help cope with anxiety, frustration, selfdoubt, and impulsivity provide selfaffirmation and encouragement 3. Selfevaluation comprised of selfmonitoring and selfrecording can selfassess attention, strategy use, and performance most effective for performance deficits 4. Selfreinforcement requires selfevaluation in relation to a performance standard just as powerful as external inducements 5. Environmental Management arranging work environment to maximize productivity C-SPACE 1. Think: Who will read this? What kind of story do I want to write? 2. Plan what to say using C-SPACE: C Note Characters S Note Setting P Note Problem A Note Actions C Note Conclusion E Note Emotions 3. Tell your story to a partner and revise your plan: Author--Tell your story using your plan Partner--Tell what you liked best Both--Discuss ideas for making it better Author--Make notes on your plan 4. Write your story and say more PLAN & WRITE 1. Get organized for your essay and PLAN: P Pay attention to the prompt (underline key words) L List (at least 3) ideas for your essay A Add (at least 2) supporting details N Number major points in order 2. Plan more as you go with WRITE: W Work from plan to develop thesis statement R Remember your goals I Include transition words for each paragraph T Try to use different kinds of sentences E Exciting, interesting, million dollar words TAP & Count T Note Topic A Note Audience P Note Purpose Count: Count the number of planning columns needed for events in narrative, parts of report, topics in letter, etc. _______________________________________ T= A= P= _______________________________________ Count 1 2 3 ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course CEP 301 taught by Professor Troia during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08