PEARSON ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
English 10 Writing
Essay on Cheating: Group Revision Workshop
Today, we will workshop the essays we wrote for today's class. To
"workshop" means to examine carefully and to constructively
comment, with the goal of making a plan for revision. Ideally, each
student will work with one partner. Any students without homework
may assist two students who have done the homework.
Read your partner's essay through once without stopping. Write a
quick comment on the line below based on your overall reaction to the
Read the essay again. This time, stop and mark the best
writing you can find. Make a vertical line in the margin to mark
the writing you have selected.
Now, choose one of the passages of writing and explain why it
works well. Comment on how well the student has "shown"
(given concrete, vivid examples) rather than "told." Be
specific in your comments, please.
Make one comment only on the student's grammar and no comments
Students will read out their partner's best writing along with
their own, personal comment.
The teacher will give feedback on the writing and suggest possible
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