Reflection: Modeling Writing Observation Day - Section 3: Whole Class Annotation: Writing Pros and Revision Ideas, Discuss

 

Of course, I think it is very important to model work for students. But what could be a better model than showing the work of their peer's? Kids love to show off their work, as well as see real, live examples from kids that they know.

I have been in the habit of saving student work from year to year, but what I like even more is finding fresh samples each year from current kids. : ) It mixes things up for me and keeps it more relevant for my students.

  Using the Work of our Peers.
  Modeling: Using the Work of our Peers.
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Writing Observation Day

Unit 3: Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!
Lesson 5 of 12

Objective: SWBAT discuss what makes argument writing effective using class samples.

Big Idea: Lets celebrate writing before we critique it. What can make our argument writing pop? How can it be improved? We'll study student samples to decide.

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