There are two important approaches in teaching writing; product-focused approach and process approach. The former focuses on producing correct texts or “products” while the later stresses on listing some effective ways to produce a good writing. The activities that can be carried out under the shelter of product-focused approach are text-modeling and sentence and paragraph levels development while the activities related to process approach are rehearsing or planning, drafting, and revising. Both of these approaches depart from different assumptions and therefore have their own strengths and weakness.
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