The Writing Process Works Best For Me And How I Have Grown As A Writer

987 Words Nov 17th, 2015 4 Pages
The writing process, or the lifeline of writing, is a vital process in student writing. Before taking this course, I did not fully comprehend how important this process is. In Module 1, I explored each step of the writing process; “Prewriting, Drafting, Rewriting, Proofreading, and Publishing,” (Mindedge, 2015, “Writing Is a Process”). Even though each step is different, they all link together to form the lifeline of writing. The writing process seemed overwhelming to me at first; however, understanding each step has shown me, how to mold a writing process that works best for me and how I have grown as a writer.
Before going into detail about how the writing process works best for me, it is vital to have knowledge of each step to the lifeline and how it impacts student writing. Prewriting is the first step in the writing process; it is where the lifeline begins. In this step you will select a topic, brainstorm, map out a plan, develop a working thesis, and consider the audience. Prewriting has a powerful impact on student writing and is beneficial to start strong. The next step is, Drafting. During this phase, a writer will add additional thoughts and ideas to the previous step, select word choice, and work on organization. Drafting is important to student writing because in this step the student is forming words on paper. The third step is Rewriting, or revising. Rewriting is exactly what it sounds like. The writer will rewrite and rethink the entire draft. In this step…

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