Revising Written Work


To provide multiple opportunities for students to take a second chance at demonstrating their competency with content or skills learned in AP class.


Students will develop a sense of their ability to succeed in AP with additional opportunities to learn content and skills they struggled with upon the initial encounter.

Action Steps

  • Establish structures and time for completing written revision coupled with strategically chosen feedback on first drafts.
  • Set a deadline for a graded first draft.
  • Provide extensive feedback on students’ writing.
  • Set and teach expectations for completing revisions of written work.
  • Utilize example “Request” forms below.


Student Agency Improvement Community. (2018) Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

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