Vicki Spandel Creating 6-Trait Revisers and Editors for Grade 4: 30 Revision and Editing Lessons Challenge students to be daring, creative, and confident revisers with the help of writing expert Vicki Spandel! Based on its highly successful parent texts, Creating Writers Through 6-Trait Writing and Creating Young Writers, this new grade-level series offers a fresh approach to strengthening revision and editing skills in grades two through eight. Each research-based volume includes a wealth of interactive lessons based on samples of problematic writing that students revise or edit in teams, with a follow-up coaching discussion led by the teacher. Can you teach fourth graders to revise? Yes provided the revision lessons are designed especially for them. The 15 revision lessons and 15 editing lessons stress a process approach that focuses on one kind of problem at a time, making revision a manageable skill for second graders at all ability levels. Clear illustrations and step-by-step instructions for each lesson show teachers precisely what writing skill to focus on how to introduce it, present it, and reinforce it in future writing A strong text with lessons I look forward to using with my class! Kathleen Lane, elementary educator, Lafayette, California [Vicki s] writing style is very clear and concise. The lesson plans are well written, with clearly described objectives and learning outcomes. Patricia Taillacq, instructional paraeducator, Marlborough Intermediate Elementary, Massachusetts Vicki Spandel has worked as a language arts teacher, editor, journalist, technical writer, and award winning video producer. Since her work developing the original, internationally recognized 6-Trait Model for writing assessment and instruction, she has served as scoring director for more than 75 state, county, and district writing assessments. Vicki is a frequent visitor in writing classrooms, providing coaching on writing, revision, and editing. Her books include Creating Writers Through 6-Trait Writing, 5e and Creating Young Writers, 2e, (Allyn & Bacon); The 9 Rights of Every Writer (Heinemann); and The Write Traits series (Great Source Education Group).Spandel, Vicki is the author of 'Creating 6-Trait Revisers and Editors for Grade 4', published 2008 under ISBN 9780205570607 and ISBN 0205570607.