L.6.3a

Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.*

 
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Revision Stations

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Argumentative Text
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Argumentative Text
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Make the good even better.

 
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Narrative Writing: Strong Verbs

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Which word is the right word?

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Revision Strategy: Replacing

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing and Revision Mini-Unit
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing and Revision Mini-Unit
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

By going back to an anchor text and practicing revising, students apply the replacement strategy before they apply it on their own writing.

 
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Writing Clarity: Let's be clear about one thing

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

I can see it clearly now! (thanks to awesome description!)

 
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Revision Strategy: Deleting

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing and Revision Mini-Unit
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing and Revision Mini-Unit
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

When given direct instruction of when and why to delete, students feel empowered hacking away at their words.

 
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Embedded Assessment: Revision

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing and Revision Mini-Unit
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing and Revision Mini-Unit
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this culminating activity, students RE-SEE a piece of writing and reflect on it.

 
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Focused Description in Narrative Writing

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Good writers focus in on the details.

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Common Core ELA
 
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