EPiC 3rd Grade Learns About

...Quality Comments!

Writing quality comments on blogs requires students to think about what makes their words helpful and keeps the conversation moving. Mrs. Konrad and Ms. Bennett work with students to model the use of comments in response to a variety of blog posts.

EPiC 3rd Grade even learns about writing quality comments from other students taught by Linda Yollis in California.

What is our idea of a quality comment?

Students practiced writing comments as a large group and then individually. Below are the comment stems used to guide our writing:

Comment Feedback from Others

All 50 students engaged in a stand-up, hands-up, partner-up activity where they walked the room and shared their writing asking for feedback in the revision process.

Students share out

Going Live

Students work to publish their comments this week. Here is a preview. Below is Ms. Bennett's blog post followed by a few student comments:

Here are some connections our 3rd graders are making: