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Unformatted text preview: After the first week, the students who are not in the group can start to abstract writing principles from their notes and observations. Notes : In order to help student writers form principles, it might help to stage the model tutoring to focus on one or two topics. Perhaps the first tutoring could focus on the expression of a topic sentence or thesis. Each bit of student writing could be read to find this element, and the Lab teacher might help the student writer to formulate or revise this expression of a main point. The next week, the Lab teacher might shift to check for complete sentences. Then the third week might address development or organization. Focusing on one topic will also help the student observers to take notes and write up their principles. It will important to watch the clock. Each student will only have about 5 minutes of individual attention. It would probably help to collect the blue books after each Lab class. -Jay Howard 21 May 2009...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Buchholtz during the Spring '08 term at Community College of Philadelphia.
- Spring '08