We see a lot of awesome feedback from Graiders. We've gathered some our favorite examples for quick reference so that you can see how different Graiders incorporate the hallmarks of effective feedback within their comments to students.
Especially for new Graiders, it’s easy to fall into the habit of writing lengthy commentary. Making feedback clear and concise is a challenging but important skill that can help you better meet time estimates. Here is some feedback that is short, sweet, and meets our standards of high-quality feedback to help you!
Why we love it: This feedback succinctly describes the student’s strengths and growths. The Graider directs students to specific areas in their work and includes guiding questions to help them improve.
Why we love it: This feedback says exactly what the student did well and points to specific examples within the student’s work. The Graider gives clear next steps and explains how these will improve the writing.
Positively Framed Feedback
Feedback should feel encouraging and supportive to students. You can do this by focusing on how students can improve and grow as writers, rather than centering feedback on what students did wrong. Below is a great example of positive, student-friendly feedback.
Why we love it: This piece of feedback encourages students to focus on what they should do next to strengthen their writing AND provides clear steps for improvement.
Students and teachers love feedback that is personalized and engaging. Effective feedback comes in all shapes and forms! Here are some examples of feedback from Graiders who put their own personal touch on their commentary to students and teachers.
Why we love it: This Graider uses engaging language in their growths to catch the attention of the student.
Why we love it: This feedback is welcoming and conversational. The Graider uses specific examples from student work and provides clear next steps that feel personable and fun!