Teaching Students to Evaluate Their Own Writing


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What is one reason self-evaluation helps student writers?

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1. What students might benefit from a rubric?

2. Why would you ask students to do a reflective questionnaire?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Utilize this quiz and worksheet to further your knowledge of different strategies for teaching self-evaluation of writing and which methods are beneficial depending on the student. Passing the quiz requires you to be familiar with topics such as how self-evaluation helps writers and the purpose of a reflective questionnaire.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will check your understanding of these topics when you complete the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reasons learning self-evaluation benefits writers
  • Rubrics
  • Reflective questionnaires
  • Imaginary audience strategy for self-evaluation
  • A strategy for students critical of their own writing

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills with these educational resources:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of self-evaluation as it is applied to students of writing
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your acquired knowledge to answer a question about reflective questionnaires and their benefits

Additional Learning

Learn more about teaching self-evaluation of writing when you check out the lesson titled Teaching Students to Evaluate Their Own Writing. It looks at the following objectives:

  • Identify the three things self-evaluation forces students to do in regard to their writing
  • Explore the creation of rubrics and checklists and how they benefit students
  • Recognize how an imaginary audience strategy may be helpful to the students who use it
  • Examine how reflective questionnaires improve a student's writing