Ready for peer editing success? Getting students to provide each other with truly valuable feedback can be tricky. With these four guiding handouts, you can help students help each other in varied formats throughout the year.
Whether you're looking for a quick and easy ten minute feedback session or a deep dive, you'll find it here.
You'll find options students can use with every different kind of writing they are doing in your class.
Peer Editing: Essay
This is a great sheet to hand out for one-on-one peer editing in class of a major written essay. It walks students through the specific steps they can take to provide actionable feedback to a partner.
Peer Editing: 3 + 3
This sheet allows for quick and easy feedback. You might want to photocopy enough for everyone to do it twice. Peers will simply read a draft and provide three specific things they like and three specific things to work on.
Peer Editing: Creative Writing
This workshop allows a writer to staple the peer editing sheet onto a piece and then hand it around the room and receive specific guided feedback from three different peer editors.
Peer Editing: Lightning Round Feedback
This is a short peer editing exercise that you can use with any type of writing – poems, essays, nonfiction articles, short stories, etc. Let the writer staple it to the front of his or her piece and trade with two other writers to provide one compliment (“orchid”) and one thing to work on (“onion”).
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