“peer review” “young writers” “six traits of writing” “writing instruction” “the writing process”


Admit it. You don’t spend nearly enough time allowing students to give and receive feedback on drafts of their written work because you feel the need to maintain some level of “quality control” around what happens during these exchanges. You’re guilty. All of us are at some point, I think. New writers are not often able to provide the sort of feedback that is helpful to others for a number of different reasons, including the…