So, are you thinking about teaching students about evaluating writing? Are you thinking about teaching students simply how to make an evaluation? Well, here is a lesson, some results, and possible exercise you can try out.

One of the genres, one that I used to use a minor writing assignment to cover and to “contrast” against Essay 2: Article Analysis, is that of Evaluations. This is a genre students need to know in order to approach the genre of Article Analysis or Textual Analysis, but it is also a genre I have found students were often very uncomfortable with. Continue reading “When you want students to get what evaluations require but find you need to inspire them with some critical thought…”