Peer Conferencing

Grade 7 / ELA / Assessment

Common Core State Standards


English Language Arts


Writing Standards 6-12


7th Grade


With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 7 on page 52.)

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6 minutes


Participate in peer conferences to assess and improve personal narrative drafts

Questions to Consider

  • According to the teacher, what are the two goals of peer conferencing?
  • What steps does the teacher take to ensure productive peer conferences?
  • What strikes you about the peer conference featured in this video?

Common Core Standards


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Supporting Materials

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  • Instructional Plan.PDF

  • Peer Conference Form and Student Samples.PDF

  • Personal Narratives: Student Work.PDF

  • Teacher Commentary.PDF

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