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After brainstorming, middle schoolers write an expository theme for a writing project. They focus on supporting points, organization, and writing conventions to develop a well-integrated paper. In addition, they revise, proofread and edit their own papers before submitting them for evaluation.
6th - 9th Language Arts 21 Views 328 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Essay Planning and Writing
Inspiration Software provides templates to assist writers in developing an essay. The richly detailed plan and colorful graphic organizers show what is involved in creating a good essay. The Writing Process template models the prewriting, drafting, revising, editing and publishing steps.
6th - 12th Language Arts 38 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Writing Process Made Easier
Break up the process of writing into manageable parts with Inspiration Software. Steps such as prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing do not require the software, but tools such as the Outline View make writing easier. If you do not already have the software, you can download a free thirty-day trial.
6th - 12th Language Arts 29 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Writing Process Made Easier
The writing process meets the 21st century in this lesson centered around the Inspiration Software program. If you don't have the Inspiration program, the steps outlined here are still quite helpful in breaking down and scaffolding writing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inspiration Narrative Writing Workshop
Help your learners write narratives using technology tools. This lesson focuses in particular on the educational software Inspiration. Class members use Inspiration to develop a diagram or outline. After revision and editing, this diagram becomes the basis for a final draft.
6th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Revision and Editing Process
Googledocs have become a standard form of communication through word processing. In this lesson, explore the use the feature "track changes" in Microsoft Word in order to revise paragraphs in pieces of writing. Pupils look for ways to improve word choice, organization, and logic in the writing.
4th - 8th Language Arts 22 Views 69 Downloads
Revising Your Draft
Revising, as opposed to editing, is the focus of a presentation that details this essential part of the writing process. The author of this PowerPoint suggests outlining the draft to determine if all the necessary elements are included and if these elements are presented in a logical fashion.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 12 Views 30 Downloads
Revise and Explain Evidence
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 to guide the revision process.
6 mins 3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Borrowing Narrative Skills from Mr. Fletcher
Use narrative writing techniques to understand idea development and voice. The class reads Marshfield Dreams by Ralph Fletcher, and then practices authentic writing for standardized tests by writing a personal narrative.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 65 Views 517 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Revise an Argument by Color-Coding Topic Sentences and Corresponding Evidence
Essay drafts always have room for improvement. Show your pupils the holes in their essays by presenting the video (or matching slide show), or using the technique presented here as a model for your own teaching. In order to improve her argument, the narrator highlights the main points in one of her topic sentences, each point in a different color, and then highlights the corresponding evidence for each main point.
6 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 22 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Highlighting Revisions, Glossing Changes
Editors discover how to use highlighters and sticky notes in the revision process and complete the process by conducting a self-assessment. Although this resource focuses on peer preview, the suggestions for teacher response are particularly valuable.
10th Language Arts 12 Views 11 Downloads
Revision Techniques for Writing
How can you help your class improve their writing? Start by showing a student example on the overhead. Read through the paragraph in a think-aloud format, commenting on areas that need improvement. Then, as a class, work together to make these corrections.
4th - 9th Language Arts 12 Views 133 Downloads
Revise Thinking Based on New Details and Information
Bring a unit on mindful reading to your unit on Walter Dean Myers's Monster. A short video guides middle schoolers through the process of revising their thinking as they discover new events and details throughout the novel. The example in the video is from Monster, but you could use these strategies for any novel or short story.
4 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan 17: Novel, Take 2
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" giving compliments about the novel they read.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 34 Views 70 Downloads
Unleash Your Inner Editor
Now that your new novelists have finished their first draft, it's time for them to unleash their inner editors! As part of the National Novel Writing Month program, this worksheet is one of the last of a series guiding writers through their stories.
5th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
Critiquing and Polishing Our Explanatory Paragraphs
With their constitution paragraph drafts in hand, fourth graders work in pairs to critique and revise each other's writing. This process can be very challenging for young writers, but a praise-question-suggest protocol is outlined in the lesson that emphasizes giving kind, specific, and helpful feedback.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 20 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“Dewey Defeats Truman”: Be Aware of Data Revisions
Discover the impact and importance of data releases about current economic conditions in the United States. Your class members will learn about data revision and the GDP, and how these figures can alter people's views on the economy.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Revise Argumentative Writing by Reorganizing Evidence
Tackle the revision of evidence by showing your pupils how to organize it in the most effective and efficient way. Screen the video, use the provided presentation, or use these as models for your own instruction on organization of evidence.
4 mins 7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed