In English we have been discussing revising & editing and how they are similar and diferrent. Editing is correcting errors in writing conventions such as:
- sentence structure
Revising is about making the content better using five of the six traits of good writing:
The students wrote a rough draft of a persuasive piece about a topic they cared about. Some chose child labour, the water crisis, gaming in school, school uniforms… They had to peer edit and revise with a partner. Final drafts will be turning up on the students’ individual blogs soon.
Fractions Test on Tuesday, April 9th. There is a take home review package. The students are also making All About Fractions books which review all the required concepts; see the last blog post for examples. Here is the checklist they were given for their Fraction Books: