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
Loading resource...

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.

  Print Lesson
Similar Lessons
A Storm of Ideas (Day 1 of 15)
3rd Grade ELA » Informational Writing Project
Big Idea: Today is the first step in writing an informational text on the topic of students' choice. Students will brainstorm ideas that will be possible final topics.
Environment: Rural
Jennifer Martinez
Text Structures: Revising and editing
3rd Grade ELA » Text Structures Unit
Big Idea: Continuing the study of Text Structures with a focus on revising and editing
West Bloomfield, MI
Environment: Suburban
Melody Arabo
Trickster Tales Out of a Hat-Just Like That!: Writing the Folktale Genre in Grade 3
3rd Grade ELA » Folktale Unit
Big Idea: In this lesson, students will write their own folktales after selecting a few key components.
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
Sara Hesemann
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload