Monday, September 21, 2009
Jay Middle School will meet again on September 22, 2009
We will be meeting tomorrow after school and will be discussing 6 + 1 and the philosophy it is based on.
Here is a quote for us to consider.
"Assessment is not the private property of teachers. Kids can learn to evaluate their own writing. They must take part in this. . .it is central to the growth of writing. Even before they write, they need to know about what makes writing strong or effective. And they need to know the criteria by which their own writing will be judged."
If You're Trying to Teach Kids How to Write...
You've Gotta Have This Book!, 1982, p. 17