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1. Before writing, I clarify which skills the assignment is designed to develop.
2. I know how to discover hidden writing expectations in my discipline.
3. I understand the purpose of my writing assignments in my discipline.
4. I have helpful strategies for dealing with any writing-related discomfort I feel when writing in my discipline.
5. I know what types of claims are appropriate in different disciplines.
6. I can use evidence in a way that is consistent with my discipline.
7. I understand whether it is appropriate to refer to theory in my assignments and how to do this.
8. I know whether structural features (e.g. headings, bullet points, and contents pages) are appropriate in my discipline.
9. I am confident using the specific patterns of words and phrases that are common in my discipline.
10. I can identify grammar patterns in published disciplinary writing to help me write appropriately.

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