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Is It Done Yet?
Teaching Adolescents the Art of Revision

by Barry Gilmore

      The focus of Is It Done Yet? is teaching adolescents the art of revision. You'll find a number of practical strategies here for incorporating revision at all stages of the writing process, especially in content and style.

The author's suggestions will work with numerous genres, literary analysis, on-demand writing (essay exams) and the college entrance essay. Going beyond grammar and spelling problems, this guide differentiates editing from revising and offers a multifaceted approach which will move students toward an understanding of revision as a process that will help foster fluency and clear written communication.

Anyone, not just a young person, who would like to become a more proficient writer would benefit from reading Is It Done Yet?.

The Book

Non-fiction / Education
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The Reviewer

Bob Walch
Reviewed 2008
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