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Learning task 3: Editing and publishing

  1. Model how to revise your work. Discuss with the students how you chose to revise and why you made the decisions to change your work. Ask for their input and incorporate some of their ideas.
     Give the students the revising form and ask them to work through it with all work.
  2. Model proofreading (RTF 37KB) your work. Discuss that proof reading requires the author to look at

    • Spelling
    • Punctuation
    • Grammar
    • Sentence structure
    • Vocabulary usage

    Give each student a proof reading checklist. Ask them to use the checklist to check their work. 

  3. Students will be encouraged to publish work in many different formats, eg. Word-processed, hand written, in shapes using publishing or presentation software . Published work needs to be valued and should be shared with peers, other classes, parents, teachers etc.
  4. Ask the pupils to fill in writing self-evaluation sheets.

Published on: 23 May 2009