CCT: Purpose Of The Literary Board

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Purpose Of The Literary Board

 

HOT SCHOOLS LITERARY BOARD

 

PURPOSE

Student voice

Peer critique

Improved writing skills

Impetus for celebration

Team work

Learning through discussion and debate

 

 

POSSIBILITIES FOR CREATING A LITERARY BOARD

Application

Teacher recommendation

Peer selection

Facilitator selection

Rotating

 

 

SET-UP

Determine meeting times

Select students

Determine purpose

Discuss: 

good writing, genre, process(submission/review), results

Develop submission/acceptance guidelines

(content, subject matter, endorsed, punctuation, grade level)

Create forms: submission/acceptance/improvement

Establish process for tracking success

 

 

ISSUES/PITFALLS

Submission load

Anonymity

Celebration outlets

Content

Student response

Teacher demands

Process vs. Product/Expectation