The stages that writers go through in order to complete a written piece are called
the writing process, or process writing. Examples: The stage at which writers plan their writing is called the prewriting stage. The stage at which writers get their ideas down on paper is called the drafting stage. Read More...
The resources above cover the following skills:
Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes. (NCTE)
Students participate as knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and critical members of a variety of literacy communities. (NCTE)
Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information). (NCTE)