The Writing Process: Overview

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Click on the Lessons tab, above, to access one of the following six lessons in this section; each lesson covers an important component of the writing process and includes instructional material and links to handouts and activities.

  • Lesson 1:¬†Understanding the Rhetorical Situation
  • Lesson 2:¬†Understanding the Assignment and Choosing a Topic
  • Lesson 3: Prewriting
  • Lesson 4: Drafting
  • Lesson 5: Revising
  • Lesson 6: Editing and Finishing the Essay

The video below introduces the writing process and can be shown in class or assigned as a homework assignment.