Carefully review the comments you got from
Think about each of the comments and
suggestions he/she made.
Select THREE questions from “Advice for
Revising and Editing Poetry” (in class folder on google drive) that will
help you most when you re-see and re-work this poem today.
Type them at the top of your paper.
Type answers to your questions in a different
color of ink.
REVISE this poem to make it as strong as it
can be. You have to make at least fifteen changes today (not
including cosmetic edits, which also must be done).. Check yourself
by going to “File”, then “See Revision History”.
Remember, I will see your
changes when I click on “File” and then “See Revision History”.
For an “A”, make at least fifteen revisions to
your poem to make it stronger. Here’s what you can do to revise:
1.Create a strong title.
2.Use strong diction—get out
your Vocabulary Variety sheet!
3.Add details to create more
imagery in your poem.
4.Delete unneeded words.
5.Switch words and lines
around to help the poem flow.
6.Make all your line breaks
Editing Note:editing corrections need to be made, but they
do not “count” as revisions. But your final draft should be
grammatically perfect, error-free.
Revising Note:Click on “FILE”, then “SEE REVISION
HISTORY”. Count how many revisions you made—do you have at least
min.) Death of Language Turn-In
1.Finish your Death of
2.Thoughtfully fill out
page 21, then hand it in to Mrs. Kling.
3.You do not need to print
your assignment—I have in in the class folder on google drive.
#4:If You Finish Early
Diction Practice—Click on the link on my blog!Make sure you’re in the class group!
1.Play free rice at your BEST LEVEL (not starting over
at Level 1) when you finish.
2.15,000 grains are due by Friday, April 25th, 2014.