Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation Revise Writing for Clarity - Section 2: Independent Practice


Having students slowly read their writing word-by-word was effective in helping students write clear sentences. (I want students to get in the habit of doing this independently each time they write.) This student’s final copy is perfect in comparison to his initial draft. Being able to use a word processing program and see his work printed was motivating. It made the process easier and even fun. He was looking forward to printing out a perfect coy that would be shared with the school on our bulletin board. As result, he wanted to do his best work

  Intrinsic Motivation: Striving for Perfection
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Revise Writing for Clarity

Unit 14: Writing Informational Text
Lesson 4 of 4

Objective: SWBAT strengthen writing as needed by revising for clarity.

Big Idea: Students learn to read back their writing to determine whether or not their audience will understand it.

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