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In Search of the Novel:Teacher-TalkNovel

Subject: The format of your answers

From: Andrea S. Martine (martinea@basd.k12.pa.us)
Date: Tue Apr 11 2000 - 17:29:55 EDT


Would you please direct you comments to the person who posed the question?
I don't know to whom you are responding. Thanks, Andrea
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> From: Sukatunkb@aol.com
> To: Multiple recipients of list <Teacher-TalkNovel@learner.org>
> Subject: Re: Question
> Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2000 12:03:30 -0400 (EDT)
>
> Another twist that I add to the small group discussion helps to take the
> pressure of assessing off the teacher and put it on the students. Give
each
> group a given number of points to divide depending upon how much each
student
> contributed to the discussion or project. For example, a group of 4
students
> might have 40 points to assign. A group of 5 has 50. At the end of each
> discussion or work session they submit the grades to me for recording.
With
> my limited choice novel unit students have usually self-selected the
degree
> of difficulty of the novel and are fairly well matched according to
ability
> which avoids obvious fairness issues. I've had a lot of success with
this.


 

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