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Read and Revise

As a revision strategy, read your writing out loud into Seesaw! 1. Click add and then file to upload your Google Document. 2. Then, click the mic to read your document out loud. You may also want to read from a printed copy. 3. Click the check to add to your portfolio. 4. Listening to yourself read your writing out loud will help you catch errors and help you improve sentence fluency. 5. Make revisions as needed to your Google Document.

7th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 6th Grade, 12th Grade, 8th Grade, English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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As a revision strategy, students can read drafts of essays and other Google Documents out loud into Seesaw. Students use the microphone to record their reading after adding their essay from Google Drive. Listening to their recording helps them catch errors/awkward word choice, and helps them improve their document’s sentence fluency. By adding their essays to Seesaw, connected parents and family members can listen in, too! This works perfectly when you have assigned an essay or other writing assignment that students are completing in Google Docs. To do this activity with students…. 1. Share this activity by tapping the green Share button 2. Students sign in to Seesaw. 3. Students follow the steps to complete the activity.