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Re: Conventions--2nd grader (first conventions piece)
by Nita Daniels - Saturday, November 17, 2007, 1:46 PM
I am with you on this one. I think that growth begins with a strong and honest foundation. Labelling the writing where it is at is important. I also think that I hold my students to standards that are higher than many of colleagues do. I would rather mark them harsh and see them grow than mark them easy and see them stagnant or even flop. So, maybe I expect too much. When it comes to writing there is always room for some bias, even with rubrics.