Creating 6-Trait Revisers and Editors for Grade 5 30 Revision and Editing Lessons

ISBN-10: 0205580998

ISBN-13: 9780205580996

Edition: 2009

Authors: Vicki Spandel

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Key Benefit:Challenge students to be daring and create confident revisers. nbsp; Key Topics:Based on its highly successful parent texts on 6-Trait writing,Creating WritersandCreating Young Writers,this new grade-level series presents classroom teachers with effective toolsnbsp;for strengthening revision and editings skills that encourage students to experience successs as revisers--something many students have never known. nbsp; Market:Written for literacy coaches, writing specialists, professional development coordinators, and teachers in grades 5.
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List price: $38.50
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Vicki Spandel has worked as a language arts teacher, researcher, editor, journalist, technical writer, and award winning video producer. In 1984, Vicki coordinated the 17-member teacher team out of Beaverton, Oregon, that developed the original, internationally recognized 6-trait model for writing assessment and instruction. Since that time, she has served as scoring director for more than 80 state, county, and district writing assessments, and has developed instructional writing materials for students K through college. She is a frequent visitor in writing classrooms, providing coaching on writing, revision, and editing.Vicki is the author or co-author (with Jeff Hicks) of more than 30 books for teachers and students, including Creating Young Writers, 2nd Edition (2008, Allyn and Bacon), The 9 Rights of Every Writer (2005, Heinemann), The Write Traits Classroom Kits, Grades 1 through 8 (Great Source Education Group), Write Traits Advanced, Grades 9 through 12 (Great Source), and most recently, Write Traits Kindergarten: Bringing the Traits to Kinderwriters (2008, Great Source). She lives with her family in the beautiful Three Sisters Wilderness area of Central Oregon, where she is currently working on several picture books.

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Checklists: Creating Revisers and Editors, Grade 5
Student Writing Guide, Grade 5
Bibliography: List of Books Referenced for Grade 5 Lesson Set
Lessons for Grade 5
Revising by Summarizing
Apostrophes for Singular Nouns
Revising by Thinking Metaphorically
Apostrophes Go Plural
Revising by Expanding the Message
It's and Its
Revising Misleading Leads
Putting It Together (Editing Lessons 2, 4, and 6)
Revising to End with "What I Learned"
Let's Make a Match
Revising to Set the Pace
Who Needs This Comma?
Revising from Behind the Scenes
If It's Introductory, Use a Comma
Revising with Conviction
Allow Me, If You Would, to Interrupt
Revising by Assuming a Voice
Putting It Together (Editing Lessons 10, 12, 14, and 16)
Revising Good, Great, Special, and Nice
Hold My Place
Revising to Stifle Adverbs
They're There ... with Their Editor
Revising with Moody Words
Proper Sentence Subjects
Revising to Breathe
The Right Verb for the Present
Revising with -ing
Anchor Those Pronouns
Revising with Prepositions
Editing Wrap-Up for Grade 5
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