Revision Strategies

Now that kids know how to write a kernel essay, what do they do next? How do I add details?

–>Truisms<–

Click on this Prezi link to see one way to begin teaching truisms and then scaffold students to deeper thinking, writing, reading, and discussing.

Revision Strategy Downloads

Instructional Tools (9 pages)

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Rough Draft Revision Stations (4 pages)

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Reflections English and Spanish

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Truisms

Truisms for 4th Grade in English and Spanish from Leslie Platas

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Discovering Truisms and Themes Through the Study of Photographs

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Ba-da-bing

Ba-Da-Bing Foldable (7 pages)

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Ba-Da-Bing

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Ba-Da-Bing Workshop (2 pages)

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Pitchforking

4th Grade Pitchforking Example

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Dead Giveaways and Writer's Toolbox

Icon Glossary

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Dead Giveaways & Author's Craft

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Writer's Toolbox Icons for Persuasion

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Dead Giveaway Tic Tac Toe Game

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Sparkling Sentences

Sparling Sentences

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Wall of Sparkling Sentences in Joe Clites's Class

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Transitions

Weinstein's Placemat

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Other Resources

Ba-Da-Bing Video by Stephen Briseño

Pitchforking Video by Stephen Briseño

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