Reflection: Real World Applications Peer Editing - Section 1: Introduction


Many times after a lesson, students wonder if writers actually do the things that I’m suggesting for them to do. I try to reinforce the idea that published authors, even people who just write emails and newsletters typically go through the writing process (brainstorming, drafting, revising, and editing) before they publish and the ones that are most successful have asked for feedback and advice from many other people who have read their writing before they publish it. This is to help student actually think of themselves as doing the hard work of writing just like some of their favorite authors have done. They can be as great.

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Peer Editing

Unit 14: Developing Writing
Lesson 9 of 10

Objective: SWBAT analyze writing and ask questions to help the writer revise their writing.

Big Idea: Peer editing gives developing writers an audience to try out their writing before they actually publish it.

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English / Language Arts, Writing, 4th grade, revising, editing, peer editing, narrative, peer review, Writing Assessment
  40 minutes
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