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The Writing Process

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Valerie Garza

on 14 September 2013

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Transcript of The Writing Process

The Writing Process
The Writing Process
Writing Process
What did you learn about the writing process?
What steps in the writing process do you already use in your writing?
Which stage do you think is the most fun? Which one may be most challenging for you? Explain.
Prewriting
Editing
Publishing
What is the Writing Process?
Prewriting:

1. In prewriting you explore ideas.
2. Choose a purpose and audience. http://www.cleanvideosearch.com/media/action/yt/watch?v=g2CfsqhhDok
3. Gather details
4. Sequence ideas by planning your draft.
Drafting
Edit your essay
by making it correct.
Publishing your final draft.
When you publish, you produce a final copy of your work and present it to an audience.
Drafting
Revision
What is the writing process?
This important process contains 5 parts.
1. Prewriting
2. Drafting
3. Revising
4. Editing
5. Publishing
Let's Explore each one!
For Example:
Brainstorming

Or Narrowing your topic
Or Creating a Plot Diagram for narratives.
Include a strong Lead Sentence or essay opener.
Which of these are strong openers?
1. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wake up one morning to find you're someone else?
2. On Sunday, we went to the store.

Create a Controlling Idea or Thesis Statement
Write a Beautiful Introduction
The Conclusion
The conclusion restates the thesis and summarizes the most important concepts of a paper.
What a rough draft may look like before Revising
This part is known as writing a rough draft.
Gather details such as :
Facts, Examples, Personal Observations, Descriptions, Quotations, or Opposing View Points.
Write meaningful Body Paragraphs.
Include transition sentences for smooth flow between paragraphs. Elaborate on details to develop the main idea or thesis statement.
Revising
Revise
R
Replace
Words that are not specific
Words that are overused
Sentences that are unclear.
A
ADD
New information
Descriptive adjectives and adverbs
Rhetorical or literary devices
D
Delete
Unrelated ideas
Sentences that sound good but do not make sense
Repeated words or phrases
Unnecessary details.
R
Reorder
So most important points are last.
To make better sense or to flow better.
So details support main ideas.
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