Real Revision

Authors' Strategies to Share with Student Writers

How do you show students that revision is more than a classroom exercise to please the teacher? Take them into the real world of writing for publication. In Real Revision, award-winning author and teacher Kate Messner demystifies the revision process for teachers and students alike and provides tried-and-true revision strategies, field tested by students' favorite authors.

Shipping Details
In stock. Free ground shipping. No minimum.

Description

How do you show students that revision is more than a classroom exercise to please the teacher? Take them into the real world of writing for publication. In Real Revision, award-winning author and teacher Kate Messner demystifies the revision process for teachers and students alike and provides tried-and-true revision strategies, field tested by students' favorite authors. Kate takes us on a behind-the-scenes look at how more than thirty-five authors—including Julie Berry, Watt Key, ...read more

About the Author(s)

Kate Messner is the author of Stenhouse professional titles Real Revision (2010) and 59 Reasons to Write (2015) as well as more than two dozen award-winning children's books.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Real Revision: Where Stories Start to Sing
  • Chapter 2: Creating a Revision-Friendly Classroom
  • Chapter 3: The Elephant in the Room (And It’s Ticking Away the Minutes!)
  • Chapter 4: Back to Brainstorming
  • Chapter 5: Real Authors Don’t Plan . . . Or Do They?
  • Chapter 6: Big-Picture Revision
  • Chapter 7: Returning to Research
  • Chapter 8: Magic in the Details
  • Chapter 9: Are the People Real?
  • Chapter 10: Whose Voice Is It Anyway?
  • Chapter 11: The Words We Choose
  • Chapter 12: Cut! Cut! Cut!
  • Chapter 13: Talking It Out
  • Chapter 14: Clean Up: The Copyediting Process
  • Chapter 15: What If the Writing Is Already Good?
  • Chapter 16: Technology Tools of the Trade
  • Chapter 17: The Revision Classroom, Revisited
  • Appendix
  • Resources
  • Index

Product Details

Grade Range: 5-9
Media: 280 pp/paper
Year: 2010
Item No: 0856Item No: 0910Item No: B856
ISBN: 978-157110-856-2ISBN: 978-157110-910-1ISBN: 978-15711B-856-4

Share

Share