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Developmental Writing: Home


The Writing Process

  • Prewrite: brainstorm and organize your ideas
  • Draft: use your ideas to create a rough draft
  • Revise: make changes to improve your ideas
  • Edit: proofread and correct
  • Publish: write and present your final copy


Writing Process Overview from OWL (Purdue)


Developmental Writing focuses on the writing process offering students the opportunity to strengthen their writing skills, grammar and critical thinking skills.

Developmental Writing classes prepare students for college level English classes.

This guide will provide resources to assist you with the writing process.

Navigate through the guide by clicking on the tabs at the top of the page.


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