Pre-Reading Activity

9Collecting, Evaluating, and Using Information


PRE-READING ACTIVITY: Describe your experiences with writing before you started college. How have you used writing in school or at work? Do you enjoy writing, or does the thought of doing research and writing a research paper cause you to panic? How do you feel about speaking in front of a group of people? Do you prefer that to writing papers? Why or why not? Write your responses to these questions in the space provided below.