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Review Writing Tips

Grades 9 – 12
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Review Writing Tips
 

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Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Speak Up! Writing a Review

This activity gives teens an opportunity to write reviews on the movies, television shows, music, restaurants, and books they love—and hate!

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Telling Good from Bad in Movies and Television

In this activity, you can discuss with teens how they can tell the “good” characters from the “bad” ones by watching for clues that the movie makers have left.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

Writing for the Real World

Helping teens notice the variety of writing all around them “in the real world” motivates them to write in genres that are new and engaging and helps them become more fluent, flexible writers.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

How to Start a Blog

Composing a blog entry gives teens practice in organizing and presenting their ideas effectively and a chance to communicate with their readers.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

How to Revise and Edit

Once a piece of writing has been revised and major changes have been made, writers edit to make certain that readers won't be confused or distracted by unintentional errors. Read on to learn how to begin editing a piece of writing!

 

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Grades   3 – 5  |  Printout  |  Writing It Out

Book Review Form

Children in the upper elementary grades can use this form to write a book review to share with friends.

 

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