Reflection: High Quality Task Editing and Revising Your Writing - Section 1: Why this Lesson?

 

I think it is important to teach students the difference between editing and revising.
If I want students to be able to make both edits and revisions, I need to make sure they know how.

Between the process of editing and revising, I make sure to remind students' of their different aspects, to ensure that they complete both aspects.

I like to remind to students to think about (and/or refer to) my real-life examples of editing and revising.  I keep up a reference chart when we are learning about these skills because I like for students to be able to see editing versus revising examples and apply them!

  High Quality Task: Teaching Editing Versus Revising
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Editing and Revising Your Writing

Unit 6: Modeling HOW to Write About Informational Text
Lesson 5 of 8

Objective: SWBAT re-read their writing and make edits with the help of others.

Big Idea: It's not always perfect; but we want it to be!

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