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In my high school, a teacher had an acronym which was a guideline for writing an entry paragraph to an essay. The acronym was “RIOT”. Does anyone know what these letters stand for and can they locate the origin of this pedagogical idea?
I wasn't able to find a teaching acronym for RIOT.
The acronym may be RACE or RACES:
Restate the question
Answer the question
Cite the evidence
Explain the evidence
I don't know the origin of the acronym but I also heard this when I was writing essays in high school. If I remember correctly, RIOT stands for:
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