Now Online: Real Revision

June 2nd, 2011

How can you make revision a relevant and engaging part of your writing instruction? Award-winning children’s book author and English teacher Kate Messner calls on her own revising experience as well as that of more than 40 other authors to bring you a trove of tips and techniques in her new book, Real Revision.

From creating the ideal revision environment and brainstorming to adding details and enlivening characters, Kate provides inspiration that you can turn to again and again as you work with students to improve their writing.

Throughout the book you’ll find profiles and quotes from mentor authors such as Jane Yolen, Rebecca Stead, and Katherine Erskine, 58 “Try It” lessons and exercises that will help you translate concepts into practice, and dozens of photos and writing samples.

If you don’t think of revision as exciting, you will after reading Real Revision. Browse the book in its entirety and pre-order online!

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