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Provide Specific Revision Mini Lessons
Don’t Make Them Rewrite Multiple Times
Teach Students How to Set Up Their Paper
1. Have students skip lines.
2. Have students leave the right third of their paper blank.
3. Have students leave the back side of their paper blank.
Teach Students a Strategy for Adding Text to Their Work
Provide Colored Pens or Pencils
Use Technology AFTER Drafts are Complete