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Ch 14: 10th Grade English: The Writing Process

About This Chapter

These short lessons help students gain proficiency in using the writing process. They can help students improve their performance in class, prepare for tests, and make up on missed class time.

10th Grade English: The Writing Process - Chapter Summary

Students can use these lessons to improve the overall quality of their writing, expand their skills, and find out how much fun writing can be. Brightly written and engagingly presented, these lessons teach students how to prewrite, identify their audience and task, use correct mechanics and word choice, and much more. Each lesson is accompanied by a short quiz to check for retention, and the chapter test ensures overall mastery of the material. By the end of the chapter, students should be able to:

  • Use effective prewriting techniques
  • Identify the audience and purpose for a piece of writing
  • Organize writing by task, purpose, and audience
  • Enhance quality of writing through improved sentence structure
  • Detect improper use of words
  • Correct errors and make revisions
  • Edit for content and mechanics

7 Lessons in Chapter 14: 10th Grade English: The Writing Process
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Effective Prewriting: Instructions and Examples

1. Effective Prewriting: Instructions and Examples

You should learn prewriting techniques, such as brainstorming, mapping, and freewriting, to produce well-planned, focused essays. This lesson explains the basics for how to conduct effective prewriting.

Choosing How to Organize Your Writing: Task, Purpose & Audience

2. Choosing How to Organize Your Writing: Task, Purpose & Audience

By following a series of tasks, making sure to decide upon our purpose for writing and tailoring the paper to our audience, we can write stronger essays and reports. Watch this lesson to find out how to do these things.

How to Write Better by Improving Your Sentence Structure

3. How to Write Better by Improving Your Sentence Structure

Often times in writing, we know what we want to say, but it doesn't seem to come out right. In this video we will learn the steps needed to improve your writing with better sentence structure.

How to Identify Wrong Word Use

4. How to Identify Wrong Word Use

Words are constantly being used incorrectly. Not sure if a word you used in your writing is correct? Watch this video lesson to learn three ways to identify errors in word use.

Writing Revision: How to Fix Mistakes in Your Writing

5. Writing Revision: How to Fix Mistakes in Your Writing

Writing is an important skill, but revising your writing is also. In this lesson, learn the basics of self-editing, including editing for content and for mechanics, such as grammar and misspellings.

Editing for Mechanics: Definition & Concept

6. Editing for Mechanics: Definition & Concept

Find out what 'editing for mechanics' means and how to apply it to your writing. Learn what to look for when you're editing for mechanics, and then take a quiz to test your new skills.

Editing for Content: Definition & Concept

7. Editing for Content: Definition & Concept

Learn what editing for content means and how it's different from editing for spelling, punctuation and grammar. Review the list of things to look for in a content edit. Read the lesson, and then take the quiz to test your new knowledge.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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