Revising Your Work


English Language Arts Grade 6 The Writing Process
Students learn the importance of the revision process. They identify and apply strategies to help improve clarity, development, organization, style, word choice, and sentence variety in their writing.

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Overview

In this experience, students learn the importance of the revision process. They identify and apply strategies to help improve clarity, development, organization, style, word choice, and sentence variety in their writing.

Objectives

  • Explain why revising is important to the writing process.
  • Identify and apply revision strategies to help improve the text.

Duration

One to two class periods.


You have learned about the steps of the writing process and how each step helps to create a well written and effective text. In this experience, you will learn and practice strategies you can apply during the revising step.

Objectives

  • Explain why revising is important to the writing process.
  • Identify and apply revision strategies to help improve the text.


Hands editing a page of text

Think about the quote: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” You could use this quote to talk about being a good writer, especially when it comes to the revision process.


What does it mean to revise

Post your answer

Discuss student responses and clear up any misconceptions.


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