An Overview of The Writing Process     Project      Georgetown University Center for Language Education and               ...
What is a Writing     Process Project?• A writing process project is a  cooperative effort among students in  groups or pa...
How does writing process help  English language learners?• Because the process approach to  teaching writing breaks the co...
How does writing process help  English language learners?• Also, because students are using academic English  to give each...
What are the steps in       Process Writing?•   Five phases of writing:•   1) Prewriting•   2) Drafting•   3) Revising•   ...
1) Prewriting• Prewriting is the phase when a writer  works to establish a topic and gather  information concerning the to...
1) Prewriting: Topic• The teacher should provide a topic such as “my  favorite holiday” or another appropriate prompt.• Th...
1) Prewriting: Brainstorming• Brainstorm ideas with a partner or  small group and receive feedback.               Georgeto...
1) Prewriting: Outlines• After the brainstorming  session, students should make an  outline, which will also be shared wit...
2) Drafting• Students should write a first  draft, following the outline that organized  their initial ideas.             ...
Drafting – Feedback• Students share their drafts, first sharing  any special questions or concerns, by  reading aloud to t...
3) Revising• After the first draft is shared, the group  or partner should help the writer to revise  his work.• Revision ...
3) Revising• Of course the teacher will have to  help the class decide what the  components are of a good  essay/story/poe...
4) Editing• After students have prepared a second  draft based on the revision stage, the  next step is to EDIT the work.•...
4) Editing• In their groups/pairs, students share  (revised) stories for feedback on  mechanics appropriate to their level...
4) Editing• The editing stage is another  opportunity for the teacher to  review grammar and mechanics.               Geor...
5) Publishing• Finally, in the publishing phase, the writer  shares the final product with others.• Class publication prov...
5) Publishing• Publishing can be as simple as posting  the papers in the hallway or  collecting them to make a “book”.• Pa...
Can the writing process work with a large class?• Yes – it works well. The teacher must  be available and circulate to ove...
Writing process and         timing• Meeting only weekly with students is  an advantage in this model because  students hav...
What other advantages anddisadvantages do you see?      Class Discussion….          Georgetown University Center          ...
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    1. 1. An Overview of The Writing Process Project Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development
    2. 2. What is a Writing Process Project?• A writing process project is a cooperative effort among students in groups or pairs in which they give each other feedback at each stage of the writing process. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and
    3. 3. How does writing process help English language learners?• Because the process approach to teaching writing breaks the complex process of composing into small parts, it assists language learners and others with managing the task of writing. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and
    4. 4. How does writing process help English language learners?• Also, because students are using academic English to give each other feedback, they are strengthening their speaking and listening skills as well as their overall language competency related to their writing topic. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development
    5. 5. What are the steps in Process Writing?• Five phases of writing:• 1) Prewriting• 2) Drafting• 3) Revising• 4) Editing• 5) Publishing Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development
    6. 6. 1) Prewriting• Prewriting is the phase when a writer works to establish a topic and gather information concerning the topic.• In prewriting a writer may discuss ideas with a partner, make a cluster or simply brainstorm some ideas. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development
    7. 7. 1) Prewriting: Topic• The teacher should provide a topic such as “my favorite holiday” or another appropriate prompt.• There are a wide variety of topics appropriate for different levels of English learners, from descriptive writing to persuasive. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development
    8. 8. 1) Prewriting: Brainstorming• Brainstorm ideas with a partner or small group and receive feedback. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and
    9. 9. 1) Prewriting: Outlines• After the brainstorming session, students should make an outline, which will also be shared with the group or partner for feedback. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and
    10. 10. 2) Drafting• Students should write a first draft, following the outline that organized their initial ideas. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development
    11. 11. Drafting – Feedback• Students share their drafts, first sharing any special questions or concerns, by reading aloud to their partner or group.• Other group members provide feedback and suggestions. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development
    12. 12. 3) Revising• After the first draft is shared, the group or partner should help the writer to revise his work.• Revision is the phase when a writer works to make sure the message is as clear as possible, rearranging ideas and perhaps changing words and sentences.• Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development
    13. 13. 3) Revising• Of course the teacher will have to help the class decide what the components are of a good essay/story/poem/paragraph or whatever the focus of the task is.• This should help students provide meaningful feedback. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and
    14. 14. 4) Editing• After students have prepared a second draft based on the revision stage, the next step is to EDIT the work.• The editing phase is dedicated to correcting mechanics, spelling, and punctuation. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development
    15. 15. 4) Editing• In their groups/pairs, students share (revised) stories for feedback on mechanics appropriate to their level.• Students edit their work based on the feedback they receive. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and
    16. 16. 4) Editing• The editing stage is another opportunity for the teacher to review grammar and mechanics. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and
    17. 17. 5) Publishing• Finally, in the publishing phase, the writer shares the final product with others.• Class publication provides group motivation, and can be part of the class collaborative discussion. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development
    18. 18. 5) Publishing• Publishing can be as simple as posting the papers in the hallway or collecting them to make a “book”.• Papers could be published on the internet. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and
    19. 19. Can the writing process work with a large class?• Yes – it works well. The teacher must be available and circulate to oversee group work and assist. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and
    20. 20. Writing process and timing• Meeting only weekly with students is an advantage in this model because students have plenty of time to complete their assigned writing or editing between sessions. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and
    21. 21. What other advantages anddisadvantages do you see? Class Discussion…. Georgetown University Center for Language Education and

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