Wish most if not all of your handy writing handouts were all in one place for your students? Well this is the handbook for you!
This writing handbook walks your students (and their parents)through the writing process of prewriting, planning, writing a rough draft, revising, editing, and writing a final copy! Each step in the process contains a "What is...", "How to..." and "Helpful Tips" section. Then, each step in the process contains handouts that are applicable to that step.
Prewriting Handouts: Almighty Three: Purpose, Goal, Audience. What Does This Type of Writing Need, and My Writing Needs.
Plan Handouts: Double OO Plan: Organize and Order Ideas
Rough Draft Handouts: Example of how to indent and skip lines, and Differences Between Editing and Revising.
Revising Handouts: Almighty Three Triple Check, Words to Add: Adjectives, Adverbs, Colorful Words, Transition Words. Words to Remove, Words to Trade: Synonyms, Superior Sentences, Final Revision Questions, and Writing Surgery.
Editing Handouts: C.U.P.S. Questions, Commonly Misspelled Words, Other Editing Questions, Power of 3 Peer Review Sheet.
This handbook helps your students to THINK about what they want to write and why. It encourages students to ask themselves questions about the writing. Such as: What does this type of writing need? What topics can I write about? How do other writers make this writing interesting for others to read?
This handbook will work with all types of writing and any age students at or above 4th grade.
Writing is a life skill, teach it as such! Provide your students with skills that they can use every day for the rest of their lives!
Product provides a color copy and a black and white. Copy the handbook and have the students store it in a 3-ring notebook with dividers of each section and a folder for current writing projects!