This Writing to Explain: Drafting Strong Paragraphs lesson plan also includes:
Introduce your young writers to peer review. Using a posted Critique Protocol anchor chart, (Be Kind! Be specific! Be helpful! Participate!), pairs read and respond to their partner’s paragraph draft. Although the activity is part of a complete unit, the method, richly detailed, could be used with any piece of writing. The texts for critique chart, as well as accommodations, are included.