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181 resources with the concept revising writing

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Lesson Plan 17: Novel, Take 2

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
It's all about using peer resources in this writing process lesson, which includes a fantastic novel revision worksheet packet. Learners have read a partner's story draft the night before, and groups have a "lightning round of praise"...
2 In 2 Collections
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Revising Draft Letters to a Publisher about an Athlete’s Legacy: Critique and Feedback, Part I

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewPick a corner, any corner! Pupils use the Four Corners strategy and Peer Critique protocol to assess one another's draft letters to a publisher about an athlete's legacy. Scholars then use peer feedback to revise their letters.
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Notes and Graphic Organizer for a Letter to a Publisher

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewIt's the halfway point! Scholars complete a mid-unit assessment to showcase their knowledge and skills so far. They create a graphic organizer, write an opinion about how their athlete created a legacy, and then record the best reasons...
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Our Group Readers Theater: Revision, Conclusion, and First Rehearsal

For Teachers 5th Standards
Revision is the key to great writing. Individuals revise their readers theater scripts and write a group conclusion. Scholars then perform their scripts for another group and receive feedback.
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Homophone Detective

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
A lesson challenges scholars to show what they know about homophones. After watching a video, class members take part in a discussion and list common homophones. Grammarians compose a paragraph or story with at least 10 incorrect...
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End of Unit Assessment: Revising and Publishing

For Teachers 6th Standards
Dictionaries, thesauruses, word walls, oh my! Pupils use several resources to revise their position papers to include appropriate vocabulary. Then, after peer editing, scholars write the final drafts of their essays and self-assess using...
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Peer Critique and Revising: Formal English

For Teachers 6th Standards
Dear Sir or Madam: What's the difference between formal and informal language? Scholars focus on using formal English and transitions in their position papers. After revising their rough drafts, they engage in the peer editing process...
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Performance Task Preparation: Peer Critique and Mini-Lesson Addressing Common Errors: Revising Draft Essay to Inform

For Teachers 6th Standards
Time to revise! Using a writing evaluation rubric, scholars participate in a peer editing process to provide feedback on each others' informative essays. Next, pupils begin revising their drafts based on the feedback they receive. 
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Mid-Unit Assessment Part 2: Beginning the Writer’s Workshop

For Teachers 7th Standards
Writers learn about using sensory details as they revise bland sentences with more vivid language. Next, they begin writing the first drafts of their children's books, completing storyboards to effectively plan their writing. 
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End of Unit Assessment, Part 2: Revise Essay Drafts

For Teachers 7th Standards
And now for the grand finale! Scholars prepare their final Pygmalion end-of-unit essays. Learners participate in a brief mini lesson about correcting errors and then begin revising their own argumentative essays. 
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End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part 2: Revising the Informational Essay

For Teachers 8th Standards
Writers look at End of Unit 2 Assessment: Best First Draft of an Informational Essay handout and use sticky notes to identify things in their work that need editing and revising. They reference their notes to then finalize their end of...
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I Can, We Can, You Can Write Poetry

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Ah, the dreaded words, "Write a poem." Take the fright out of poetry writing with a activity that uses the gradual release approach to the writing process. Young poets brainstorm, draft, and revise their work with the help of their...
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Grade 8 Module 2B: Unit 2, Lesson 18

For Teachers 8th Standards
Time to revise! Scholars revise their argument essays based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream using feedback from their teacher and peers.They begin their revisions after reviewing a mini lesson on proper writing conventions. 
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Revising Our Constitution Using Powerful Words

For Teachers 4th Standards
Word choice is the focus of a lesson designed to boost scholars' writing skills. Participants take a close look at their original work and enhance its readability with the help of a thesaurus.  Practice leads the way for the revision of...
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Style

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Just like you choose your clothes to ensure they fit the occasion, you should choose your words deliberately while writing. Style, the main topic of one handout in a series on writing skills, involves choosing words carefully and paying...
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Editing and Proofreading

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Writing is not a one and done process. In fact, the stages of editing and proofreading, the focus of a flyer from a larger set of writing skills handouts, play a major role in creating a strong paper. However, as the reference sheet...
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Conciseness

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Twitter has helped people learn to express their ideas in as few words as possible, but away from the 280-character limit, writers still struggle with keeping their writing short and to the point. Conciseness is the focus of a writing...
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Getting Feedback

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
As many writers know, you are your own worst editor. The 10th installment in the Writing the Paper series explains that getting feedback from others is crucial to the writing process. The handout highlights the best time to ask others to...
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Revising Drafts

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Don't simply proofread ... revise instead! Revising drafts is the topic of the 17th handout in UNC's Writing the Paper series of 24 lessons. Writers discover the importance of revision, as well as steps to follow during the process.
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Reading Aloud

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Warning: reading your paper aloud may cause bystanders to think you're talking to yourself. However, as the 14th installment of 24 in the Writing the Paper series from UNC explains, it is one of the best strategies for revision. Through...
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Proofreading

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How does proofreading differ from revising or editing a paper? A short video explains the importance of proofreading and offers a few key strategies to help writers become better proofreaders. The video contains think-alouds to help...
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Order of Adjectives: Write a Sentence

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Knowing the parts of speech can make you a better writer! Young grammarians use sets of two and three adjectives to write engaging sentences, taking care to use the adjectives in the correct order.
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Order of Adjectives: Circle the Correct One

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Which comes first in an adjective phrase: a word denoting a noun's quality, or a word describing a noun's function? If your elementary grammarians don't know the answer, have them review ten pairs of adjective phrases and circle the one...
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Order of Adjectives: Add Another

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Some nouns need more than one adjective to adequately describe them. Using a reference poster that puts twelve categories of adjectives in order, class members fill in the blanks to complete eight sentences.