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Magazine Production

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Analyze magazines as a class, looking carefully for the target audience, advertisements, and topics presented. Small groups then work as a publication team and receive a magazine that they have to "sell." Each individual has a different...
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Lesson: Daria Martin: Body as Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There is a wonderful magic that happens when artists collaborate. Kids examine storytelling through collaborative art. Inspired by Rodin's sculpture Minotaur, Daria Martin and Anna Halprin create a filmed dance sequence. Kids analyze the...
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Research Paper: Editing Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
Use this detailed and thorough editing checklist for your juniors and seniors to peer edit research papers. It is directed specifically at biographical studies they conducted about authors, but you could easily adapt it for other writing...
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Unleash Your Inner Editor

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Now that your new novelists have finished their first draft, it's time for them to unleash their inner editors! As part of the National Novel Writing Month program, this worksheet is one of the last of a series guiding writers through...
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Strong Descriptive Writing: James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Support your writers! Clear procedures and appropriate support make this a superb resource for elementary writing instruction. Ready your class to compose original descriptive paragraphs inspired by the episode in Roald Dahl's James and...
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Editor Travels U.S. Fixing Errors on Signs

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
An interesting article on editors helps young writers understand the conventions of written English. They read a news article about an editor traveling America correcting spelling and punctuation errors on signs.  They discuss proper...
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The Editing Process

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read a sample essay and evaluate them in groups. They write their own essay on a topic of their choice and use peer editing. They share their essays with the class.
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Britain 1

For Teachers 6th
Looking for an excellent lesson on teaching Word Processing and Windows skills? Then this lesson is for you! Using a file embedded in the plan, pupils practice developing desktop publishing skills. They practice editing, using a variety...
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Success Criteria for Recount Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Looking for a way to remind kids to check their writing? Use a writing checklist to have them keep track of the necessary steps to editing a paper.
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Improving a Paragraph 5

For Students 6th - 9th
Help classroom writing with a series of revision exercises. There are four paragraphs to revise and one paragraph to write. The boring paragraphs are accompanied by editing suggestions for improved focus. Use these as warm-ups or as part...
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Improving a Paragraph 4

For Students 6th - 9th
Assign a paragraph a day! For the first four days, class members will need to focus in order to improve a paragraph and make it their own. Revision suggestions are given for each prompt. On the fifth day, give writers the chance...
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Improving a Paragraph 3

For Students 6th - 9th
In order to improve their own writing, class members can practice by first revising paragraphs. Editors will need to get imaginative in order to improve the paragraph. Each paragraph has suggestions for revisions, and the final...
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Improving a Paragraph

For Students 6th - 9th
Practice revising by rewriting one the provided paragraphs each day Monday through Thursday. Writers will need to innovate in order to improve the paragraph. Focus tasks are provided for each short sentence group. On Friday, ask writers...
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Improving a Paragraph 2

For Students 6th - 9th
Exercise revision skills by rewriting one the provided paragraphs each day of the week. Editors will need to get creative in order to improve the paragraph and make it their own. Hints are given for each prompt. On Friday, allow learners...
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Silly Spoonerisms!

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Looking for a fun activity for your vocabulary lesson? Bring a worksheet on "spoonerisms" to your fifth grade class. Kids decipher seven phrases that have mixed up the first letter sounds of each word. They then think of their own...
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Question Marks

For Students K - 1st Standards
Context clues are important when understanding the intent of a sentence. Kindergartners read eight sentences, and decide if each should end in a period or in a question mark. The last two questions prompt kids to draw a mouse and a cat,...
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Malapropisms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What's the difference between an allegory and an alligator? Fifth graders work with malapropisms to determine the meanings of words that sound alike. Five sentences challenge them to find the malapropism and change it to the correct...
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Punctuating a Paragraph

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Do your fourth graders need a little help with punctuation? Use this run-on paragraph to demonstrate proofreading for capitalization, punctuation, and separating ideas into separate paragraphs. At the end of the activity, learners...
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Editing

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Take young authors through the writing process with a activity on editing. Given three sentences with unnecessary words, pupils cross out the extra words and write the rest of the sentence in the space provided. An excellent way to...
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Every Day Edit - William Penn

For Students 3rd - 8th
Who was William Penn? Learn about him while correcting grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph. There are errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
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Reading a Persuasive Essay Graphic Organizer

For Students 6th - 9th
Basic, yet effective! Use this persuasive essay graphic organizer in one of two ways: either use it during pre-writing stages, or distribute it during peer-editing. There are blanks provided to record the thesis statement, four...
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Teaching the Features of Effective Writing: Examples of Student Writing

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Need sample prompts and exemplars to use with your class? Utilize the links provided here and download high, middle, and low-level examples of student writing. Designed as a teacher resource, the links include models of expressive and...
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Creative Writing Workshop (Middle, Reading/Writing)

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Bring this lesson plan into your unit about creative writing and precise language. First, middle schoolers create a piece of writing with the help of their classmates. In the second part of this workshop, they edit their own piece of...
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What is Proofreading?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Is your essay coherent? Does it make sense? Is it formatted correctly? Does it adhere to standard English conventions? This helpful and informative slide-show walks learners step by step through the editing and proofreading process. Each...