The Writing Process. ENGL 1301. Prewriting and Writing First Draft. Understand Assignment Zero In on Topic Gather Information Organize Develop Thesis Write First Draft. Generating Ideas. Brainstorming Clustering/Branching Sorting a subject Asking questions Freewriting.
What Is a Thesis?
A thesis statement presents the main idea of a piece of writing, usually in one sentence and in the introductory paragraph.