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181 resources with the concept revising writing

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Revision Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students, through a series of 4 lessons, explore what it means to revise their written work. They revise a bland story together and then practice revising their own papers by identifying the main action and "exploding" that moment into...
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The Importance of Word Choice

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the importance of word choice when writing. They discuss how to use a thesaurus, read a short scary story that has un-exciting words, and revise the scary story for word choice.
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Capitalization

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders analyze the rules for proper use of capitalization strategies and apply them to a variety of writing situations. Proofreading skills are utilized as corrections are made.
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Slithering Into Revision

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders see the importance of sensory language and sentence structure in creative writing while practicing the steps and procedures to good writing. They write a paragraph about their favorite activity.
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School-Home Links: Revise Your Writing

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this writing revision instructional activity, students read seven different ways in which they can revise their writing. Parents or guardians must sign the instructional activity.
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School-Home Links: Re-reading Writing

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this read aloud writing worksheet, students write about a topic and then read the story aloud to family members. Students then receive revision tips from their family members. Parents or guardians must sign the worksheet.
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Cuentos

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students revise Spanish mystery stories. They sequence the events from a group's mystery story and suggest revisions for the setting. They revise their stories using the suggestions from classmates and describe characters in folktales....
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Coaching, Conferencing, and Correcting

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Students, after revising their writing and identifying their strengths and weaknesses, edit their writing incorporating teacher feedback and examples from class exercises. In addition, they continue working on individual writing...
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Student Writers get Feedback from Students on the Net

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders post writing pieces on an Internet site where they receive editing and revising information from students. They practice their revising skills by working on writing pieces of others that are posted on the Web.
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The Kidlink Day Project

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create journal entries on-line as part of a "Kidlink Day" activity. Entries are compared and evaluated by their peers. The writing process is practiced in this lesson.
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Revision is Part of the Writing Process: Peer Workshops

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders go through the peer editing process by reading each other's work and talking about it. They realize revision is part of the process of writing poetry.
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Look Again: Revising

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read "Jabberwocky," as an example of revision. They practice revising their own work.
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Lesson 5: Publication After the Interview

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars lear about the publishing/writing process such as the outline, rough draft, MLA Guide for listing sources, and evaluating, revising, and proofreading.