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This peer editing activity is a great way for students to obtain and practice analytical writing skills. The double sided handout is a structured list of questions for students to use after trading first drafts of a writing assignment. It offers the students a methodical way to analyze a piece of their peer's writing for skills specific to writing an opinion paragraph and paragraph writing in general. This item is similar to myProcess Paragraph Peer Edit which can be found on Lesley's Lessons home page on TpT.
This lesson includes a cover page, 2 pages of mixed yes/no, short answer, and open ended questions specific to opinion writing, and a teacher's instructions and notes page.
Note: I’ve found that by using these peer edit sheets my students begin developing analytical skills. As a result, students are more aware of their own errors and are quicker to take steps to revise them. I also find that an actual revision in a final draft of a paragraph or essay is more likely to happen. In addition, once I’ve taken my students through this peer editing stage on a writing assignment, I can observe the progress of their skills in subsequent assignments. Plus, the students seem to enjoy having the opportunity to share their writing with their peers.
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