Explore the strategies outlined below. Each one represents a prewriting strategy to streamline this initial stage of the writing process. Descriptions are provided underneath for more specific informaton.
Prewriting for Kinesthetic Learners.
Print, highlight, and move.
Make hardcopies of all notes & sources
Highlight useful and interesting information and details
Using scissors, cut out chunks of text
Physically rearrange into groups of related items
Useful in generating an outline
Use models to organize.
Grab a bunch of random, interesting small items
Without trying to put your ideas into words, build a model of how your paper will be organized, using the items symbolically
Useful for organization
If you get stuck, move
Go for a run
Do a handstand
Pace back and forth
Dance around the room
Find something that works for you!