Lesson Plan

Making Writing Better Through Revisions

Give your second graders a glimpse into the life of an author as they give and receive feedback to revise their stories.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed using the revision process.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
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  • Gather students together for the start of the lesson.
  • Introduce your class to the concept of revision by explaining that it's a process that writers use to make their writing better and stronger.
  • Ask your students if they know what the word revision means. After some discussion, define revision as changing something to make it better. Explain that today, they'll revise their writing to make it better.