Breaking Down Your Prompt

Created by Chris Lopez, Kian Ravaei, Doug Worsham
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This fillable Google Doc helps you break down any prompt into its main tasks and requirements, list helpful resources and readings, and brainstorm ideas for answering the prompt. Make a copy and use it as many times as you need!

Breaking Down Your Prompt

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About this tutorial

Awards and Recognition


Chris Lopez, Kian Ravaei, Doug Worsham


Salma Abumeeiz, Hannah Sutherland, Alicia Reiley, Powell Library Embedded Inquiry Specialists

Learning Outcomes

  • Break down a prompt into the main tasks and requirements
  • List resources and readings that will be helpful for answering the prompt
  • Brainstorm ideas for the answering the prompt

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