Thursday, October 1, 2015

RADaR for Revision

This is the method we use for revision in the classroom, taken from Kelly Gallagher
RADaR for Revision
R
A
D and
R
REPLACE

- words that are not specific
- words that are overused
- sentences that are unclear
ADD

- new information
- descriptive adjectives and adverbs
- rhetorical and literary devices
DELETE

- unrelated ideas
- sentences that sound good but do not fit
- unwanted repetition
- unnecessary details
REORDER

- to make better sense or to flow better
- so details support main ideas

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