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Revising and Editing Practice, "The Desperate Situation" and "The Weird Thing"

Revising and Editing Practice, "The Desperate Situation" and "The Weird Thing"
Revising and Editing Practice, "The Desperate Situation" and "The Weird Thing"
Revising and Editing Practice, "The Desperate Situation" and "The Weird Thing"
Revising and Editing Practice, "The Desperate Situation" and "The Weird Thing"
Revising and Editing Practice, "The Desperate Situation" and "The Weird Thing"
Revising and Editing Practice, "The Desperate Situation" and "The Weird Thing"
Revising and Editing Practice, "The Desperate Situation" and "The Weird Thing"
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Included in this low-prep time download are 2 passages, followed by 20 editing and revising multiple choice questions. A FREE PowerPoint presentation features the test-like questions and transforms the resource from a typical “practice test” into an engaging WRITING CAMP activity, GUIDED PRACTICE, or RETEACH. Each animated frame of the PowerPoint covers the answer choices, revealing the correct answer and rationale. An answer document is also included. Listen for that collective “Yes!” as the correct answers are revealed on the PowerPoint.

The passages and assessment question mimic the released 2015 STAAR.

Editing concepts assessed - proper nouns, commas (separating subordinate clauses, with conjunctions) quotation marks, spelling (mistaken homonyms, I before e), verb tense
Revising concepts assessed – word choice, revising sentences, conclusion, details, transition words and sentences

Generally -
CCSS – ELA.LITERACY. W.7.5 . . . . revising and editing
TEKS – 7(14) Writing Process – (C) revise drafts (D) edit drafts

Specifically -
In the editing section, these conventions are covered -
• Comma / subordinate clause / compound sentence . . . L.7.1.B & .2 / 7.19(C), 20(B)
• Spelling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L.7.2 / 7.21(A)
• Capitalization . . . . . . . . . . L.7.2 /7.20(A)
• Irregular verb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L.7.1 / 7.14(A)
• Quotation marks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L.7.2 / 7.20(B)


In the revising section, these expectations are covered –
• Supporting details . . . . . . . . . . . . W.7.2.B / 7.18(A)
• Transitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W.7.2.C / 7.14(C)
• Word choice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W.7.2.D / 7.14(C)
• Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W.7.2.F / 7.14(C)
• Purposeful sentences . . . . . . . . . .W.7.1.A&B / 7.14(C)


PLEASE NOTE ; PowerPoint does not do well when saved in Google Drive. Be sure to save the PowerPoint to the computer or use the option to preserve the original file format or to auto-convert to the google format if you save to Google Drive.

BTW - This product is also available as part of a BUNDLE: Revising and Editing Practice, 7th grade, BUNDLE

All photographs and texts were created by the author and are property of the author.
Copyright © 2015 Nicolas L Morgan . . . . purchase of these materials for single classroom use only.
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16
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90 minutes
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