Prewriting

In this section you will learn about different ways to start the writing process, so that you understand various techniques that writers use.  You’ll then be able to choose what works for you and work those techniques into your own writing process.

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Topics in this section:

  • Developing Ideas for Writing
  • Prewriting Strategies Overview
  • Freewriting
  • Brainstorming
  • Clustering/Mapping
  • Journaling
  • Responding to a Text
  • Skimming
  • Asking Questions
  • Making a List
  • Working with Prewriting