Do your students fix their spelling on a word or two and call it revision? These expository revision guides can help students learn to evaluate their writing with a critical eye and make revisions that help the reader understand their message.
Guide students through real revision using these formats with teacher pages and samples included. Teach students to use revising strategies to address sentence variety, use of language, organization, and more.
These guides are great for modeling thoughtful revision and for revision circles and peer revision, too!
This product includes...
Teacher Background Pages:
- What is Revision?
- Why Not Just Use a Rubric?
- How Do I Use the Guides?
6 Revision Guides with writing samples and pictures in action
Expository Revision Guide: Evaluate a piece of writing for organization, development of ideas, and use of language and conventions.
Cut-Up Organization: Help your students evaluate the organizational structure of their writing with this concrete strategy.
Revising Introductions and Conclusions : Bring the focus to introductions and conclusions, and how well they achieve their goal.
Color-It Development: Analyze writing for different types of details to add variety and interest.
Use of Language Use a color code system to hunt down examples of great word choice and sentence structures.
Find a Place Where... : Focus on finding opportunities for revision in student writing.
Each guide includes a picture of the guide filled out as well as the accompanying piece of writing with annotations.
This product, once purchased, is licensed to be used in one classroom. Additional classrooms must purchase additional licenses.
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