The Writing Process
“See” your ideas on paper
Discussing with a partner
“Hear” your ideas and others’ responses to them
Choose ideas that you want to focus on; eliminate irrelevant ideas; add new ones.
Outline. Arrange main ideas and supporting ideas such as details, examples, evidence, illustrations.
Compose the essay
Make several drafts, each one more focused and clear than previous one.”Rethinking” usually produces better results than merely copying the rough draft, but it is more challenging.
Revise, revise, revise !
Paragraph by paragraph