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181 resources with the concept revising writing

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Change the Predicate Adjectives

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Review parts of speech and revise writing for clarity with one worksheet! Elementary grammarians change ten predicate adjectives to attributive adjectives, combining two choppy sentences into one smooth thought.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 28

For Teachers 9th Standards
A writers continue to revise their argument essay, the focus shifts to a editing grammatical conventions, parallel structure, and varying syntax to add interest. After examining model sentences that demonstrate sentence variety, writers...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 3, Lesson 6

For Teachers 9th Standards
The focus of the eighth lesson in the editing process is on flow and cohesiveness in the entire research paper. Class members examine color-coded pre-and post-revision model paragraphs and then work in pairs to revise and peer review...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 3, Lesson 5

For Teachers 9th Standards
Class members examine examples that model how to develop and maintain a formal style and an objective tone in informative/explanatory writing. They also engage in a peer review activity and then revise their work based on the feedback...
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New Year’s Resolution Classroom Activity

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Create a sense of accountability among scholars with a instructional activity that focuses on making and keeping New Year's resolutions. Writers compose a five paragraph essay focused on three resolutions—promises to self improvement, to...
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Opinion: Persuasive Essay Unit Introduction

For Teachers 4th Standards
Everyone has an opinion, but the trick is figuring out how to argue a position with purpose and logic. Guide scholars to answer the question, What is argumentative writing? with activities that include brainstorming ideas, holding a...
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Writing: Drafting Body Paragraphs and Revising for Language

For Teachers 6th Standards
Begin the drafting phase of the writing process with a lesson plan focused on writing three body paragraphs in a logical way. Then, revise writing to make it more formal after a teacher-directed mini lesson plan. Each paragraph written...
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Revising for Organization and Style: Bold Beginnings

For Teachers 4th Standards
Get young writers thinking about how to write a great beginning for their narratives. After examining examples of strong beginnings in literary text, young writers discuss the criteria for a compelling introduction. Then, independently,...
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Writing Dialogue: Revising Historical Narrative Drafts to Add Dialogue

For Teachers 4th Standards
By the tenth lesson plan in a language arts unit, young writers have written, revised, and peer-edited their historical fiction narratives. Fourth graders finally pull all of their revision notes together to create a second draft. The...
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Revising for Organization and Style: Exciting Endings

For Teachers 4th Standards
Young writers compose a gripping ending to their historical fiction narratives. Following the previous lesson plan, in which learners wrote a bold beginning, class members examine exciting endings from literary text. They then draft...
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The Writer’s Toolbox: What You Need to Master the Craft

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Strengthen your high schoolers' writing with a series of steps for writing successfully. With sections on organizing an essay, choosing a topic, crafting a thesis statement, and revising a draft, the lesson encourages your class to...
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Building Proofreading Skills

For Students 3rd - 6th
Designed to build proofreading skills in spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and language usage, as well as proofreading for clarity, transition, and order, this workbook is packed with activities for all kinds of writing.
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Action Verbs

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Review action verbs, helping verbs, irregular verbs, subject-verb agreement, and verb tenses with a collection of grammar worksheets. The pages focus on concept comprehension and writing application, and provide a variety of exercises...
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English II Research Paper Packet

For Teachers 6th - 12th
If your school requires a senior research paper or if you are considering one for your class, then this resource is for you. The 43-page packet includes everything from a sample letter to parents to requirements, from topic suggestions...
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Business Writing Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils gain valuable career readiness skills as they learn to compose professional resumes and formal letters, as well as begin to develop a professional business vocabulary, in this nine-lesson unit.
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Trait Practice: Sentence Fluency

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Do your young writers need a little help varying their sentence structure? Have them work on common errors, sentence fluency, and writing patterns with a series of language arts activities. The resource includes reading passages as well...
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Teaching the Short Story - Teacher's Packet

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Get your writers composing their own short stories by following some or all of the ideas included here. You'll find short lessons and activities, handouts and assignment pages, sample paragraphs and sentences, and all sorts of great...
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Revise vs. Edit

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What is the difference between revision and editing? Provide your class with a couple of acronyms to help them remember: ARMS and CUPS. This resource includes three printable references pages in various colors that provide the acronyms...
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Conventions Chart

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Help your young writers pay close attention to their conventions and move toward revision with a straightforward chart. Learners can analyze 11 sentences on this page by noting down the first letter in each, the first of words in each,...
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Add Text Features to Informational Writing

For Students 4th Standards
The final video in a ten-part series helps young writers add finesse into their informational essay with captions, charts, and maps. The video gives three steps for adding in text features once a draft is completed, and walks through the...
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Add Details about Characters in Narrative Writing

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Stories are much more interesting to read when they involve realistic characters. The sixth lesson of this writing series helps learners add details to enhance the characters in their personal narratives. This revision process involves...
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Revise and Explain Evidence

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Let's get to the point. The final lesson in this persuasive writing series helps learners revise their essays by clarifying how supporting details prove their theses. This activity would best be completed in pairs, allowing peer feedback...
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Conclude a Persuasive Essay

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
If only writing a conclusion were as simple as saying The End. Model how to conclude a persuasive essay by summarizing main ideas and making a plea for action with the fifth lesson in this writing series. Consider pausing the video and...
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Revising: Strong Conclusions for My Accessing Books Around the World Informative Paragraph

For Teachers 3rd Standards
It's important that writers leave their readers with a strong and satisfying conclusion. Help your young writers develop the skills to compose a concluding sentence with the steps outlined here. After class members have had a chance to...