About This Chapter
Providing Effective Feedback to Students - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, our instructors present various methods of feedback that could be used as an effective means to provide constructive evaluation of a student's writing. You'll learn more about:
- Writing conferences
- Feedback options for writing samples, grammar and writing mechanics
- Constructive criticism
- Peer feedback
Our engaging lessons clearly illustrate effective feedback strategies, and lesson quizzes allow you to check your understanding of how you can utilize different feedback techniques in your classroom. You can also use the embedded video tags to go back and revisit any part of the videos that you were unclear on or want to study further.
How It Helps
- Increases writing conference effectiveness: These lessons can help you optimize your writing conferences with your students by utilizing effective planning strategies and knowing appropriate times to provide feedback.
- Builds peer relationships: By reviewing the steps of effective peer feedback, you'll help your students learn to work together and provide useful feedback to their classmates.
- Improves student's writing: This chapter provides clear, informative strategies for helping your students improve their grammar, mechanics and overall writing samples.
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:
- Conduct efficient and informative writing conferences
- Provide effective feedback to your students in regards to grammar and mechanics
- Improve the efficiency of peer review sessions
- Better assist your students in developing the content of their writing
1. What is a Writing Conference? - Definition & Examples
Writing conferences are an important part of writer's workshop. How can teachers plan for them and use them to guide student learning? This lesson will give you details on conferences, from planning to note taking.
2. Providing Effective Feedback on Writing Samples
Providing effective feedback on writing samples is imperative for student improvement in the learning process. Effective feedback actually begins before a writing starts and continues after the student has submitted the assignment.
3. Providing Feedback for Grammar & Mechanics
Students need teachers to give them feedback on their writing in order to fully understand grammar and mechanics skills. This lesson will describe effective feedback to support students during and after the writing process.
4. Teaching Students to Provide Peer Feedback
Teachers can help students effectively support one another via well-organized peer feedback systems. This lesson will help you teach students how to help one another!
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