Revising & Editing

Using Models and Checklists to Promote Successful Writing Experiences

Drawing on a wealth of models, checklists, and guidelines, this insightful book shows classroom teachers how to address the teaching of specific revising and editing skills to improve both fiction and nonfiction writing. Les Parsons explores the concept and the goal behind these two distinct practices.

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Drawing on a wealth of models, checklists, and guidelines, Revising & Editing shows classroom teachers how to address the teaching of specific revising and editing skills to improve both fiction and nonfiction writing. Les Parsons explores the concept and the goal behind these two distinct practices through:

  • activities that encourage students to rethink the writing process, from initial idea to final product;
  • a toolkit of reproducible sheets that focus on a r...read more

About the Author(s)

Les Parsons taught a variety of subjects, including English and language arts, for more than thirty years. As an English consultant, workshop leader, and university lecturer, he has worked with classroom teachers at all grade levels.

Table of Contents

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1. Drafting in the Computer Age
2. Collaboration and the Drafting Process
3. Revision Checklists
4. Peer-revision Models
5. An Editing Toolkit
Final Words: Preparing and Presenting the Feast

Product Details

Grade Range: 3-8
Media: 128 pp/paper
Item No: 8130
ISBN: 978-155138-130-5

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