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Amanda Chaney
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Amanda Chaney replied to Corbett Harrison's discussion Revision-inspired "HOW TO" Poems in the group Authentic Revision
"How to be a Reviser… Writing! “Oh, man….where do I begin?!” Scratching on the brain occurs and scribbling happens. Painful, pain, pain in my hand….push through the pain. Details: characters, setting, main…"
Dec 15, 2009
Amanda Chaney added a discussion to the group Authentic Revision

Fighting the fight...or adding 'flavor' to an old concept??!!

For me, revision is like a power struggle between my students and myself. I have this internal conflict where I tell myself that I have to grab the bull by the horns and power through the situation…the situation being REVISION of a piece of writing. However, after reading this article, it is not a power struggle but rather a new way to hook my students using the same old tricks. The author of this article reveals multiple ideas from her personal classroom and while reading this piece I came up…See More
Dec 8, 2009

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