6th English, The Writing Process Study Guide, 3rd Exam
Included is the writing process, the steps of the writing process, terms needed to fully understand the writing process, and tips and suggestions on steps of the writing process.
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The Writing Process
The key concept of writing.
The Steps Of the Writing Process
Prewrite, Draft, Revise, Proofread, Publish.
The first stage of the writing process. It is when a writer gathers their thoughts before writing. You can use Thinking Maps or other graphic organizers, notes, or a brainstorm to quickly get your ideas on paper.
The second stage of the writing process, in which writers pour out ideas in a rough draft. Write! Don't worry about making it perfect.
The third stage of the writing process, in which writers improve writing by adding, removing, and rearranging words, details, and ideas.
The fourth stage of the writing process, in which writers check to make sure the document makes sense and there are no errors in spelling, grammar, or punctuation.
The final stage of the writing process, in which writers share their finished work with others.
Support for the topic of the writing.
The subject /matter dealt with in a text or conversation.
The main point(s) of a text.
Readers to whom a piece of writing is addressed to. You should adjust the vocabulary and tone you use in order to appeal to your intended audience.
Words used to describe a person, support an argument, persuade an audience, or explain a process.
Writing that retells a story.
Rules and standards which are to be followed to produce acceptable writing and speaking.
The writing that comes after the introduction and before the conclusion. For example, "There are 3 body paragraphs in a 5 paragraph essay."
If you are writing a story
Put the events in the order in which they happened.
The topic sentence
is a statement of the main idea in a paragraph.
A good way
to correct the problem of word repetition is to combine sentences.
make your writing more interesting by varying your sentence structure.
What your audience should gain from your text is ...
The message, plot, or reason for writing should be clear in any writing.