Definition of Prewriting

1. Noun. A first draft, or plan made before the actual writing starts. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of prewrite) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prewriting

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Prewriting

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1. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"A Potpourri of prewriting Ideas for the Elementary Teacher By Virginia Baldwin Teacher, Gifted and Talented Education, Del Cerro Elementary School, ..."

2. The Ultimate Shape Book Grades K-2 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2002)
"Literature Connections prewriting Amazing Bats by Frank Greenaway; Knopf, 1991. Bat: In the Dining Room by Crescent Dragonwagon; Marshall Cavendish Corp., ..."

3. Supporting Struggling Readers and Writers: Strategies for Classroom by Dorothy S. Strickland, Kathy Ganske, Joanne K. Monroe (2002)
"Others spend too much time on prewriting activities, leaving less time for the ... Do the students effectively allocate time for prewriting activities? 3. ..."

4. How to Teach Nonfiction Writing by Jo Ellen Moore (2001)
"The Writing Process prewritingprewriting is what the writer does before writing begins. ... prewriting is the time to: • review steps in ..."

5. Socratic Circles: Fostering Critical And Creative Thinking In Middle And by Matt Copeland (2005)
"Although we may ask students to complete and turn in prewriting of some kind with a writing assignment, we rarely grade it for its quality and ..."

6. Apprenticeship in Literacy: Transitions Across Reading and Writing by Linda J. Dorn, Cathy French, Tammy Jones (1998)
"The extensiveness of the prewriting discussions will depend on the type of ... Writing Aloud Lesson with a Small Group of Early Writers prewriting ..."

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