Writing assignments for tardy students

Writing assignments for tardy students

How to Motivate Older Students to Write

The following policy comes from a college instructor at Moravian College: I asked for a pencil. Surely something else would have been better? A variation of the previous approach is to have students submit various sections of their final document throughout the semester e. The pupils learn nothing about how to behave in school because the things they have written down, often have nothing in common with their bad behaviour. Also, allow for some flexibility in your policies.

Copy down the word that is closest to your finger. Use the advertisement as the starting point for a short story that explores the people and situations behind the ad.

Accessed October, 8, The more explicit the command words, the better chance the students will write the type of paper you wish.

But I think, writing an essay about the topic or about the topic of the lesson makes sence. So what do you do? Use a natural sequence. Rewrite and revise the original description as necessary. Your job is to use the poem as a jumping off point. Writing punishment is extremely effective and there really are no alternatives that are as effective. In fairness to her, she was young, had only started teaching and needed to establish herself in terms of being able to control her classes.

This is particularly true when other measures such as detention have been tried and have not worked. You know what I did? Notice of assignments must be posted and students informed at least five school days prior to the due date. I apologize and will not do it again. I say first offense because I received yet another assignment for yet another tardy.

Similarly, a 1-sentence assignment for a page paper may offer insufficient guidance. Each change would require different tasks and more extensive knowledge. As a teenager, I was made to go to a saturday detention where I had to copy out one line for ever and ever.

For the purposes of this assignment, count paired words as a single entry for instance, “melting pot” is listed as a single entry.

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