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Revising Our Writing - Adding, Deleting, and Rearranging Worksheet

PDF, Google Slides | 5 pages|Grades: 2 - 3

Practice revising writing by adding, deleting, and rearranging text for substance and clarity.

This text revision worksheet is best used as independent practice as part of your writing development lesson. It can also be completed with a guided writing group or turned into a writing station activity

Revision Worksheet Scaffolding and Extension Tips 

If students aren’t prepared to complete this worksheet independently, project it on your board to fill out the worksheet as a class or in small groups. 

Challenge fast finishers to write and revise more by providing writing prompts to work on in their notebooks. Students can swap workbooks with a partner to edit each other’s text or workshop their writing in small groups. 

Use our handy Picture Writing Prompts widget!

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Because this text revision worksheet includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.  

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 

Or, project the worksheet on the screen for students to copy and complete in their writing journals or work through together as a class.

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Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.

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This resource was created by Emily Pate, a teacher in California and a Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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