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prewriting

[pree-rahy-ting] /ˈpriˌraɪ tɪŋ/
noun
1.
preparatory work for a piece of writing, as idea formulation, an outline, or research.
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Examples for prewriting
  • As a prewriting activity, students will use the graphic organizer to plan their writing.
  • The writing process can be divided into three stages: prewriting, writing, and rewriting.
  • Student use the research handout for prewriting activity.
  • Semantic maps serve as a prewriting framework for brainstorming and organizing ideas.

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