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Read Write Now: "You’ve Finished Your Essay, Now What?"

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Episode 7: You’ve finished your essay, now what? Did you know that no piece of writing is ever truly done? The writing may be complete to the point that you are happy with it, but it can always be revised. In this episode, you will learn how to turn your final draft essay into a finished piece with some easy strategies for revision and editing. Experience the final steps of the writing process first hand and take away tools that will help you along your writing journey.

Produced and directed by Tracey Ingle in partnership with VPM.

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2017 Virginia Standards of Learning:

6.7 The student will write in a variety of forms, to include narrative, expository, persuasive, and reflective, with an emphasis on narrative and reflective writing.
a) Engage in writing as a recursive process.
j) Select vocabulary and information to enhance the central idea, tone, and voice.
l) Revise writing for clarity of content including specific vocabulary and information.

7.7 The student will write in a variety of forms to include narrative, expository, persuasive, and reflective, with an emphasis on expository and persuasive writing.
a) Engage in writing as a recursive process.
k) Develop and modify the central idea, tone, and voice to fit the audience and purpose.
n) Revise writing for clarity of content including specific vocabulary and information.

8.7 The student will write in a variety of forms to include narrative, expository, persuasive, and reflective, with an emphasis on expository and persuasive writing.
a) Engage in writing as a recursive process.
k) Develop and modify the central idea, tone, and voice to fit the audience and purpose.
l) Revise writing for clarity of content, word choice, sentence variety, and transitions among paragraphs.