Four Seasons Revise and Edit provides practice with a large number of specific revising and editing (or proofreading) skills. There are eleven student activity sheets and four group activities. The theme of the content is fun activities for the four seasons.
The revising skills include:
Adding and deleting words
Adding facts and details
Changing the point of view
Rewriting the beginning and ending
Adding imagery and figurative language
Changing the author's viewpoint
Changing the author's purpose
Finding and explaining revisions
The editing skills include:
Each student activity sheet include a revising practice activity and an editing activity.
The four group activities each include both revising and editing. The activities included are:
A group circle activity
A partner exchange activity
A sticky note group activity
A set of review game questions
For additional resources for teaching the writing process, see the Writing Process and Prompts
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