Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Topic: Teachers' Comments on Compositions

10-second review: Do students understand what we mean by “awk,” “more detail needed,” “paper lacks unity,” “topic sentence?” and “evidence?”

Title: “You Mean, Write It Over in Ink?” L Odell and J Cohick. English Journal (December 1975), 48-53. A publication of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Comment: It might be a good idea to put student compositions on the overhead with my comments and ask students what these comments mean to them. RayS.

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