Revision is an important part of the writing process, but some students are reluctant to revise. These clips can help your students see the importance of revision for authors at any age.
Georgia Heard- AuthorGeorgia talks about how “writing is revision and revision is writing.”
Nicola Davies-AuthorNicola talks about why revision is incredibly important, and which parts or revision are easier and harder for her.
Ralph Fletcher-AuthorRalph talks about the types of revisions that are harder, and the type of revision he does most often.
Will Hillenbrand-Author/IllustratorWill explains how “the writing is in the revision”.
Lester Laminack-Author“The last thing we do in a story is the first thing your reader sees.”
Amy Ludwig VanDerwater-AuthorAmy talks about how writing poetry has influenced how she revises in different genres.
Barbara O’Connor-AuthorBarbara talks about how knowing herself as a writer helps her revise.
Mo Willems 2:29-3:26Mo talks about the importance of revision and problem solving when he writes.
Jacqueline Woodson-Author 1:30-1:55Jacqueline talks about how she revises as she writes and the importance of reading her writing aloud.