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Essay Review - Assignment 1

Masterclass Reviews 1
  • Introduction
  • Process Questions
  • Choose Essays
  • Analyze Essay 1
  • Analyze Essay 2
  • Analyze Essay 3
  • Analyze Essay 4
  • Analyze Essay 5
  • Review

Learning Objectives – Assignment 1

  • Refresh your understanding of the basics.
  • Evaluate what went right and what went wrong last year.
  • Plan modifications to your current process so you can repeat what worked and make small but important improvements.

Review Resources

Review these pages in the Wow Method resource packet:

  • Page 4 (Key Terms)
  • Page 5 (Purpose of Each Step)
  • Pages 16-26 (Writing exercises and review guidelines for Steps 6-10)
  • Pages 34-42 (Email templates for Steps 6-10)
  • Pages 44-47 (How to Facilitate a Student-Centered Brainstorm) Why focus on brainstorming here? Because the only way to confidently review essays is to remember that you and the student had a good reason for choosing the topic and focusing on this particular theme. It’s important to remember how that process works before considering review tasks.

Refresh Your Memory

Review Steps 6-10 of Wow Online. Watch the videos and read the web pages again, even if you feel like you couldn’t be more familiar with them.

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Essay Review - Assignment 2

Masterclass Reviews 2
  • Introduction
  • Process Questions
  • Choose Essays
  • Analyze Essay 1
  • Analyze Essay 2
  • Analyze Essay 3
  • Analyze Essay 4
  • Analyze Essay 5
  • Review

Learning Objectives – Assignment 2

  • Think carefully about the purpose of Steps 7-8 and Steps 9-10.
  • Plan modifications to your current process so you can repeat what worked and make small but important improvements.
  • Practice commenting on middle drafts in ways that encourage students to take charge of their work.
  • Recognize the limitations of essay reviews.

Review Resources

Review these pages in the Wow Method resource packet:

  • Pages 5-6 (Purpose of Each Step)
  • Pages 16-26 (Writing exercises and review guidelines for Steps 6-10)
  • Pages 28-42 (Email templates for Steps 6-10)
  • Pages 48-52 (Step 6 Exercises - Examples for Reference)

Please complete the assignment below by the due date on your schedule. You can save your work and return to finish the assignment. You'll find a "Save draft" link at the bottom of this page.