Some strategies for motivating writers to engage in meaningful revision.
My latest #movingwriters post on helping students write within word limits
In August, I gave myself permission to leave walls blank to make way for instruction. Halfway through the school year, I’m checking back in on that work.
Students can co-create texts with in-the-moment revisions that lead to co-ownership.
Students are great coaches when given the opportunity to mentor younger writers.
Committing to giving my students chances to move everyday has helped me rethink how my writers develop their ideas.
Revision doesn’t have to be scary. If we keep it simple, and let students lead the discussion about it, they’ll come to see revision as helpful and continuous.
Use these five tips and the tools provide to coach high quality peer review sessions.
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