Use this handy worksheet to help your students (and you!) keep track of their writing goals. Refer to the goals during writing workshop conferences, and be sure to have students add to them and revise them as needed.
Once students have completed their first draft of opinion writing, guide students through a peer review conference with this checklist! Students will reread their own work and then a partner's work, checking for punctuation, capitalization, and more.
Great writing is in the details! As students revise their narrative writing, encourage them to use more descriptive details. This worksheet helps students dig deeper and revise their writing to include more adjectives.
Help students improve peer writing conferences with this reflection exercise. Students will think critically about the feedback they received, discussing the comments they found most and least helpful. Afterwards, have them share their best peer feedback!
It’s more fun to revise with a partner! After writing personal narratives, have students share their writing with a partner. Partners should identify at least three parts in the narrative where three descriptive details could be added.
Help your students get excited about choosing a title for their fictional story with this helpful planning sheet. Students will also plan an important character and surprising plot moment in their stories!
Revision is an important skill for writers, but it can be tricky to develop. In this activity, students will practice their revision skills by adding details to make a story come to life and then rewriting their new and improved story.