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Teaching Revision Techniques


Developed by Georgia Heard
Based on the PD resource, The Revision Toolbox, Second Edition: Teaching Techniques That Work
Recommended Grade Level: Grades 2nd - 8th

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<p>"How can I get my students to revise?" is one of the most frequently asked questions by teachers of writing. The key is to teach specific revision strategies that will enable students to re-see and re-shape their writing on multiple levels. Using three main revision toolboxes&mdash;words, structure, and voice&mdash;this seminar offers dozens of specific tools to inspire students to revise their work.

<p>Teachers will explore the essential elements of revision, learn how to integrate revision techniques into the writer's workshop, learn how to teach specific revision minilessons, and develop effective conferring techniques to guide individual students' revision.

<p>Based on <a href="http://pd.heinemann.com/books/products/E00460.aspx"><i>The Revision Toolbox: Teaching Techniques That Work</a></i> by Georgia Heard, the seminar gives teachers ready-to-use strategies that take the mystery out of revision, and help even the most reluctant writers to revise.

<p><h4>Course Goals:</h4>

<ul><li>Explore the essential elements of revision

<li>Learn how to integrate revision techniques into the writer's workshop

<li>Learn how to teach specific revision mini-lessons

<li>Develop effective conferring techniques to guide individual students' revision.</ul>

For seminar pricing information, please call 800.541.2086, ext. 1402.


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