When students read models of the type of writing they are doing, they can identify effective elements to incorporate in their writing. Using teacher or peer examples for different genres helps students improve Foundational Writing Skills and Genre Knowledge.
Starting at 1:20, watch how two students use their own pieces of writing to give each other feedback. One student suggests an idea of how to strengthen a transition between two scenes and supports his feedback with an example from his writing.
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See how Write About supports students viewing others' writing. As a publishing platform, teachers and learners can find different genres of writing that can be used as models.