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Discourse Strategy Families

All of the strategies outlined in Overview Table 4 are strategies that support analysis, planning, and revision of documents. The first column focuses on skills needed to integrate the parts of a text to form a coherent representation. The second column focuses on skills needed to structure a text, whether through planning or revision.


Overview Table 4. Discourse Strategy Families

Types of cognitive process
Focus of strategy
Integration(comprehension/organization)
Structuring(planning/revising)
Representation
Outlining
Summarization
Structured Expression
Elaboration
Prediction
Planning
Analysis and Synthesis
Comparison
Incorporation
Evaluation
(P)review
Revision



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