Instructional Strategy Guide: Prewriting

Prewriting involves setting goals, exploring topics, and beginning to organize ideas. Planning gives students a writing “road map” to follow. Struggling writers tend not to spend enough time planning and organizing their writing. Differentiate instruction by integrating technology. Choose from flexible options and tools that prompt students to generate ideas, organize information, and develop prewriting plans. View this slideshow for a brief introduction to the strategy of Prewriting. Printable text-only download available below.