Module 11-Revisit and Revise-Language Arts 5B - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this unit, students will learn how to revise a research report using feedback from readers. Students will learn how to revise a research report using feedback from readers. Students will apply what they've learned about revising a research report. Students will learn how to revise and improve the style of a research report they have written.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Using Feedback None
2 A Plan to Revise notes/source information (gathered for research report);
3 Revising a Report research plan
notes/source information (gathered for research report)
4 Revising for Style notes/source information (gathered for research report);

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Using Feedback
  1. Evaluate and prioritize feedback provided by peers and/or a teacher.
2 A Plan to Revise
  1. Develop a plan for revising a research report.
3 Revising a Report
  1. Revise a research report, applying strategies specific to improving a draft written to deliver information.
4 Revising for Style
  1. Improve the style and clarity of a research report by expanding, combining, separating, or reducing sentences.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
parallel structure

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Using Feedback 5 Feedback List Assignment
2 A Plan to Revise 6 My Revision Plan Assignment
3 Revising a Report 5 Research Report Revision Assignment
4 Revising for Style 4 Revising for Style Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Using Feedback In their Language Arts notebook, have your student explain how to prioritize the kind of feedback to use when getting ready to revise their writing.
2 A Plan to Revise
3 Revising a Report
4 Revising for Style

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Using Feedback
  1. How do you use feedback?
A Plan to Revise
  1. What is involved in revising your writing?
Revising a Report
  1. What is the difference between revising and editing?
Revising for Style
  1. How do you revise for style?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
A Plan to Revise Revising
  1. What is revising?
  2. What questions should you ask yourself when revising your writing?
A Plan to Revise Writing and Revising
  1. What are some things you should check your writing for when revising it?
Revising for Style A Hole Lotta Sentences
  1. What is parallel structure?
  2. What is parallel structure used for?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing