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Chapter 4: The Benefits of CCSS for the Teaching of Writing
The time to begin writing an article is when you have finished it to your satisfaction. By that time you begin to clearly and logically perceive what it is you really want to say.
Writers are revisionists. When we engage in a literacy act, whether reading, writing, or speaking, we tend to want to go back and revise it in order to improve it. This is because we write in order to discover what we want to say; only after we have said it can we go back to try to express it better. This is the beauty of reading and writing: The act of discovery and the ...