Guarantee lively peer-editing sessions, whole-class critiques, and traditional writing conferences that will provide valuable, formative feedback before asking students to submit final drafts.
After the teacher conducts grade-appropriate mini-lessons (e.g. infusing risk strategies, encouraging sentence variety, modeling vivid verb usage etc.), students will use one of the reflection sheets to give razor-sharp revision and/or editing suggestions to one another.
Peer Editing/Revising Package includes:
Common Core Standards
Two Reflection Sheet Formats
These reflection and analysis sheets can be used to critique all writing genres throughout the year.