Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Day 9

English 75 Summer 2011 Day 9
  1. The peer review concept
1.     You remember more when you teach the material to others.
2.     You learn differently from peers than from instructors.
3.     Thick skin.
4.     Kind honesty.
    1. The peer review process—page 106 in Real Writing
      1. In groups of four. (working in pairs)
      2. Number paragraphs on your essays.
      3. Write questions you'd like to have answered about your essay on the top of each copy.
      4. Exchange essays with another person in your group.
        1. Apologize.
        2. Give them permission to tear your paper apart.
      5. Read silently with a pen in your hand and mark it as you go.
      6. Complete the peer review worksheet.
      7. Discuss worksheet and author's question with author.
      8. Then, then discuss your essay with you.
      9. Switch partners and repeat until you've had your essay read by the entire group.
      10. If there's no time for the third reader, it's homework.
      11. Please complete one of the peer review forms for your own essay, too
    2. Peer Review, Review
TKR study guide 8-14 due tomorrow.
Do not meet in lab tomorrow. 


Blogger Zsalinas said...

I believe that the peer reviews work well since this method lets the students become the teachers for once. we learn from each other :)

1:27 PM

Blogger Armando Leyva said...

I wish I would have been able to take advantage of the smoke signals peer review. I think the review would have helped me out a lot, but I have tooken advantage of the writing center.

8:20 PM


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