Proofreading and Revising Articles for a Class Newsletter
Students submit their newsletter articles and a newsletter team proofreads them. Revisions are suggested. Writers revise their articles. Using a template from a word processing program, articles are typed in final form.
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Writing Exercise: How to Spot a Loser Sentence
In this writing skills worksheet, class members read sentences about developmental psychology that need revisions and then revise them in order to make them better. The 11 sentences range from the humorous to the incomprehensible.
12th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Revising for Clarity: Characters and Their Actions
This handout offers a three-step process for revising sentences for clarity: diagnose, analyze, revise. After reading an example sentence revision with a detailed explanation, learners complete three sample sentences using the three-step...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Unleash Your Inner Editor
NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, is a writing project for which participants write an entire novel in a single month. If you have decided to this in your class, this resource will be useful for you. This is an editing learning...
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Effective Literary Analyses
After modeling how to write responses to literature that provide an interpretation, recognize ambiguities, nuances, and complexities, class groups are presented with short stories and/or art transparencies and asked to craft their own...
Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Part I: Principle of Effective Writing
Designed for higher education, this 151-slide presentation focuses on effective writing techniques, specifically in scientific manuscripts. While the slides contain readable amounts of text (none are text heavy), consider spreading this...
Higher Ed English Language Arts