Commenting on a Youth Voices discussion

posted Sep 13, 2012, 6:54 AM by Chris Sloan   [ updated Jan 1, 2013, 4:35 PM ]
On block day of this week (9/11 or 9/12), you created your first Youth Voices discussion. Today in class we'll comment on some posts by others. I've come to think of comment as another genre, so when you comment on a discussion on Youth Voices consider what makes a good comment. There are lots of great examples of what good comments are on Youth Voices. Here's a link to one such example. Here's a link to a discussion guide on the site if you need more structure.

This presentation goes into some detail on what I mean:

Comment as genre