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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Revising and Editing

Grade: 6th Grade
Standard:

6.14

Description:

Students use elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to compose text.

Standard:

6.14.C

Description:

revise drafts to clarify meaning, enhance style, include simple and compound sentences, and improve transitions by adding, deleting, combining, and rearranging sentences or larger units of text after rethinking how well questions of purpose, audience, and genre have been addressed;clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or multiple meaning words

Standard:

6.14.D

Description:

edit drafts for grammar, mechanics, and spelling; and

Standard:

6.10.B

Description:

develop drafts into a focused, structured, and coherent piece of writing by:
  1. organizing with purposeful structure, including an introduction, transitions, coherence within and across paragraphs, and a conclusion; and
  2. developing an engaging idea reflecting depth of thought with specific facts and details;

Standard:

6.10.C

Description:

revise drafts for clarity, development, organization, style, word choice, and sentence variety;

6th Grade Writing - Revising and Editing Lesson
 
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