This week it was time for the kids absolute least favorite, why do you hate me so much teacher, part of writing.
Revising and Editing.
Guess, what? I'm not a huge fan either, but it's the burden writers have to bear. I have something I'm hoping will make it a little easier to do this time. My poster and mini poster editing set. You can find it here on TPT. The set comes with full size posters and quarter sized, so the kids can have them available at their desks whenever they need.
I made this set for revising a couple of months ago. Here's a picture of what I do with the smaller size:
We spent last week writing our stories. I wanted them to take their story blocks-
And you know what? They did it! They really did it! I couldn't be prouder of these kiddos. There are varying levels of descriptiveness, but they all did it. Even my super reluctant writers kept up. I can't wait until they can share their finished stories with each other.