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The Writing Process

The Writing Process is usually considered to be the domain of the English classroom, but it should actually be taught and used in all classroom if teachers expect students to become competent in expressing themselves.  The stages of the Writing Process are Pre-Writing, Drafting, Revising, Editing and Publishing, and students should be expected to internalize that process so that it becomes a natural process they use when they write. 

Graphic Organizers for Writing


Websites on The Writing Process:

The Writing Process Notebook - PDF

The Writing Process

ABC's of the Writing Process

The Writing Process Web

Writing Process Websites

Writing Process Websites by Sue LeBeau

Writing Process PowerPoint Presentation

Writing Process Lesson Plans for Elementary School


Activating Prior Knowledge
Vocabulary Development
Comprehension Strategies
Summarization Techniques
Writing Across the Curriculum
Getting to Know Students
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