Editing vs Revising and Paraphrasing: Writing Mini-Lessons – Sentence a Day!



Editing vs Revising and Paraphrasing: Writing Mini-Lessons – Sentence a Day!

Editing vs Revising?  What is the difference and how can you teach that and paraphrasing all in just minutes a day?  Sentence a Day for Revising and Editing!  Writing instruction doesn’t have to be time-consuming or complicated – writing mini-lessons for editing, revising, paraphrasing, and daily sentence writing practice, complete with differentiation, is done for you!  Help your students to understand editing vs revising, and how to paraphrase with these fun writing mini-lessons! These Sentence Writing Mini-Lessons + Worksheets include 4 weeks of mini-lessons and sentence-building practice with editing, revising, and paraphrasing!

Help your student with strategies to revise their sentences to make them better using ARMS. Show students different ways to paraphrase or put sentences into “your own words“. Students will use CUPS to edit their writing to make it more readable for their audience. Explicitly practice editing, revising, and paraphrasing in just a few minutes – with 1 sentence a day!  

*This product is meant to be used as projectable slides for your specific lesson, with students doing their writing on the printable or digital pages in the product, but you could also use your own paper or not use the projectable slides.

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Editing vs Revising and Paraphrasing: Writing Mini-Lessons – Sentence a Day Includes:

Student Pages: 

✎ Both Printable and Digital Versions

✎ Primary and Plain Line Versions

✎ Single Sided-all prompts on one page

✎ Double-Sided with editing checklists and rubric

✎ Double-Sided with and without days of the week

✎ BONUS! Printable Editing and Revising Checklist (Editing with CUPS, Revising with ARMS).

Teacher Slides: 

✎ Audience Slide

✎ Editing Checklist

✎ Anchor Charts for: What is Revising? What is Editing? In Your Own Words…

✎ Parts of Speech Anchor Charts: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Synonyms

✎ What gets a Capital Letter?

✎ Prompt Slides with and Without Anchor charts

✎ Sentence Writing Rubrics


✎ Teacher Notes and Ideas

✎ Week of Sample Lesson Plans

✎ Visual pages of how to insert pictures from the Web into Google Slides

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Editing vs revising and paraphrasing product cover showing student writing and a projectable anchor chart for teaching the writing mini-lessons.

Editing vs Revising and Paraphrasing: Writing Mini-Lessons – Sentence a Day!