Evaluate Writing the Easy Way!
by Janice Campbell
“The sweetness of lips increases learning . . . “
Do you worry about evaluating your student’s writing?
Do you sometimes feel as if you’re missing something in the evaluation process?
Evaluating writing is so much more than correcting papers. It’s a process that can affect your student’s feelings about writing, his or her chance of academic success, and even the relationship you share.
In this simple, approachable little book (just 32 pages!), you’ll learn the things you need to know in order to become a better writing evaluator.
- The definition, purpose, and goals of writing evaluation
- How to recognize good writing
- How to measure results by an objective standard
- The seven skill areas you need to assess in each writing assignment
- How to provide constructive feedback in a consistent, organized way
- How to evaluate tactfully and with grace
- How to evaluate in a way that preserves and strengthens your relationship with your student
You’ll find that using the reproducible rubric will help you evaluate fairly and consistently in a way that helps your student grow as a writer. It doesn’t have to be hard to evaluate writing!
If you have felt that you’re just not equipped for the job of evaluating writing, this book will provide the information, tools, and resources you need.
Writing evaluation is a valuable skill, and you can learn to do it!
Print book is 32 pages; 5.5 x 8.5″
Evaluate Writing the Easy Way Contents
- What is Writing Evaluation?
- What is a Good Evaluation?
- Learn to Recognize Good Writing
- Understand the Purpose of Writing
- Clear Assignments, Excellent Models
- Teaching and Evaluation Sequence
- The Rubric
- How to Evaluate a Rough Draft
- How to Evaluate a Final Draft
- Remember the Goals!
- Rubric for Composition
- Rubric Keys