Essential Questions

  • To what extent does the writing process contribute to the quality of writing?
  • How does a writer create narrative, informational, and argumentative pieces that respond to topic, purpose, and audience?
  • How do we develop into effective writers?
  • What role does writing play in our lives?

Enduring Understandings

  • Writing is a means of documenting thinking.
  • Purpose, topic, and audience guide types of writing.
  • Focus, content, organization, style, and conventions work together to impact writing quality.
  • Writing improves through the recursive process of revising and editing.