Writing Process

Writing Process

Welcome to our toolbox of strategies to teach literacy. To return to the literacy toolbox homepage, click here.

These strategies have been organized into five categories:

  1. Planning the writing – Ability to develop a line of thought and text structure appropriate to the task.
  2. Development – Controlling Idea – Ability to establish a controlling idea and consolidate information relevant to task.
  3. Development- Ability to construct an initial draft with an emerging line of thought and structure.
  4. Revision – Ability to refine text, including line of thought, language usage, and tone as appropriate to audience and purpose.

Click each category to read or download related strategies.

Planning the writing

Ability to develop a line of thought and text structure appropriate to the task. Back to menu

Development: Controlling Idea

Ability to establish a controlling idea and consolidate information relevant to task. Back to menu

Development

Ability to construct an initial draft with an emerging line of thought and structure. Back to menu


Revision

Ability to refine text, including line of thought, language usage, and tone as appropriate to audience and purpose. Back to menu

Attachment for Revision Example 1 (Provided for classroom use. For all other uses, contact gaierk@battelle.org):

Attachment for Revision Example 2 (Provided for classroom use. For all other uses, contact gaierk@battelle.org):