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These may be whole-class (see tip 3) or individualized (see tip 4).
Always have students mark where they have made a change based on the required revision to keep them accountable and to make it easy for you to check it has been completed.
High school students are capable of offering valuable insight and feedback for peer work.
This lesson explains the benefits of using peer editing in high school and provides an editing checklist you can use in your classroom.
A persuasive essay will require a checklist with evidence of opinions and data to back up claims, whereas a narrative essay may need criteria for evaluating figurative language usage. When creating checklists for peer editing, much of the criteria is the same.
Use a basic 'bones' template, then take a minute to consider the specifics of the essay you're working on. Perhaps take a look back at the lessons you've taught and integrate those ideas into the checklist.
By the time students are in high school, they likely have had a lot of experience writing, editing and revising work.
They've also probably spent some time helping their classmates with their writing as well.