Correcting Students’ Texts: A Rhymed Checklist
by Francisco Gomes de Matos, a language educator and peace linguist from Recife, Brazil
The rhymed Checklist below (verbs ending in -ect) is shared as an aid to language and literacy educators. Users are urged to add to the list and to reflect upon it. The rhyme is intended to enhance memorability.
: how effectively to correct
: how coherently do students connect
sentences and paragraphs?
: how cohesively do students connect
: how appropriately do students select
: how carefully do students respect
: how realistically does students’ English reflect
: what types do students’ texts project
: what types thereof can we detect
correcting our students’ texts
: How can we perfect?
(received January 20, 2011)