Day by Day: Conferring Cycle 2, Day 1

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Conferring Cycle 2: Peer Conferring

Day 1: Expectations of Peer Conferences

Challenge: Make a plan to teach a mini-lesson with a focus on social skills. Consider your class of students. Don’t be afraid to teach the basics. Which social skill would lift the level of their collaboration? A lesson with a focus on ways to encourage other writers has the potential to lift the quality of writing among your students.

What are some of the behaviors in your classroom that shows students respect and encourage one another?

What are some behaviors you would like to see change in order for students to be effective collaborators?

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