A spectrum of how to respond to writing

 

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Drawn from Elbow & Belanoff, A Community of Writers (2/e); Bean, Engaging Ideas; Meyer and Smith, The Practical Tutor; Elbow, Writing Without Teachers

 

Open-ended Focused

 

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Highlights & holes

Voice

Strong & weak

Outline & describe

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Descriptive Evaluative

Tips for successful peer review sessions

  1. Setting the stage (things you might do before breaking into review groups)
  1. During the peer review sessions
  1. After the peer review sessions