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Writing: Introduction to Process, Purpose, and Audience

Dr. Harper, Ed.D.
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Young writers will be provided a 30-minute introduction to the five steps of the writing process, the purposes for writing, and the importance of giving consideration to the reading audience.

Class Experience

US Grade 4 - 7
  • Objective 1: After reviewing the steps in the writing process, the students will identify and label a paragraph with the correct writing steps. Objective 2: After examining examples of the purposes for writing, students will match a list of written products with their purpose (to entertain, to persuade, to explain, to inform). Objective 3: Students will read a paragraph written for a young audience and revise the paragraph to be more appropriate for young readers using five guiding questions.
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
The students will be asked to name the five steps of the writing process, name the four purposes of writing, and explain the importance of knowing the needs of the audience who will be reading their writing.
Grades Offered
 1 file available upon enrollment
A one-page hand-out of the writing process will be posted in the classroom.
Joined December, 2018
Teacher expertise and credentials
Doctoral Degree in Education
California Teaching Certificate - English/Language Arts
California Teaching Certificate - Elementary Education
Texas Teaching Certificate - Elementary Education
Greetings OutSchool Parents and Students! 
I am Dr. Debra Harper. My specialty areas of teaching are English language arts, beginning, intermediate, and secondary reading skills, beginning, intermediate, and secondary writing instruction, reading... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
30 min

Completed by 2 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 9-14
3-6 learners per class

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