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Writing Process: Steps

Grade 5
Aug 27, 2022

The steps involved in writing are:  

  • Pre-writing 
  • Drafting 
  • Revising  
  • Editing 
  • Publishing 


  • To identify the topic. 
  • To know the purpose of writing/ focus of writing. 
  • Generate, collect, and organize information and ideas.   


  • The second stage of the writing process is drafting. 
  • It involves transforming your outlined thoughts into the first draft of your tale or essay. 
  • These outlined ideas emerge during the pre-writing stage. 
  • It entails creating ideas. 
  • General organizing of the information and outlining. 


  • Make changes to your writing.  
  • Focus on ideas and content. 
  • Add or subtract details. 
  • Change meaning. 
  • Focus on Organization  
  • Move words, sentences, and paragraphs. 
  • Focus on style 
  • Change words to make it sound better. 


  • Proofreading for correct mechanics. 
  • Finding grammar, word choice, usage, and punctuation mistakes. 
  • Replacing or removing mistakes wherever possible. 


Now that your aim of preparing for writing is done, it is your turn to write for the first time.  

Please do remember the points we have accumulated in each section.  

Give your best in writing. 



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