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This lesson plan is designed to help students improve their writing skills through constructive feedback from GAI and their classmates, fostering a deeper understanding of their strengths and areas for improvement. Students through the process of using the GAI platform for feedback, making edits based on that feedback, and comparing it with feedback from human peers will learn to critically evaluate their writing skills and engage in self-reflection on their writing habits.

Creator Dimitra Dimitrakopoulou
Subject Computer Science, Language 
Length 1-3 hours
Pedagogical Approach Blended Learning and collaboration
Competences Skills
Writing Skills:
Identifying and addressing grammatical errors to enhance overall writing quality.
Improving the logical structure of a piece through thoughtful revisions.
 
Critical Thinking:
Analyzing feedback from both artificial intelligence (GAI) and human peers.
Evaluating the relevance and effectiveness of suggested edits and comments.
 
Digital Literacy:
Navigating and utilizing online platforms for submitting writing and receiving feedback.
Understanding and interpreting feedback generated by artificial intelligence.
 
Communication Skills:
Requesting specific feedback on grammar, syntax, and flow demonstrating effective communication of needs.
Engaging in constructive dialogue with their classmates to discuss and understand their feedback.
Grades This lesson plan is adaptable for grades 7-12 with adjustments made based on the writing proficiency level of the students.
Technologies Computers or tablets with internet access.
https://chat.openai.com
   
Evaluation Tools Participation in the peer editing process.
Quality of the revised writing assignment.

Learning Activities

Description

Introduction:

Discuss how Generative AI can serve as a peer editor, emphasizing its ability to provide immediate feedback.
What are the benefits and limitations?
Explain the importance of constructive feedback and how to approach AI feedback critically.

The Editing Activity
Students should submit their writing assignments and review them.

Worksheets
1. Questions for Reflection:
Why did you choose this particular piece of writing for feedback?
What specific aspects of grammar, syntax, and flow are you hoping the GAI will help you improve?

2. Questions for Reflection:
What were the most helpful suggestions provided by the GAI platform?
How did the feedback from the GAI platform influence your editing process?
Did GAI help you identify any patterns in your writing? Were you aware of these patterns before?

3. Questions for Reflection:
Are there any similarities or differences between the feedback from the GAI platform and your classmates?
How do you plan to incorporate both types of feedback into your final revision?
Which suggestions from GAI did you find to be effective or not ? Why?

Worksheets

1. Submitting Writing to GAI for Feedback

Choose a piece of writing that you would like to improve, such as an essay, short story, or article.

Access the GAI platform and submit your writing for feedback. Request feedback on grammar, syntax, and flow.

2. Reviewing GAI Feedback and Making Edits

A.Retrieve the feedback provided by the GAI platform on your submitted writing.

B. Carefully review the suggestions and comments regarding grammar, syntax, and flow.

C. Make necessary edits to your original work based on the GAI feedback.

Edits Made:

Grammar: _____________________________________________

Syntax: _______________________________________________

Flow: ________________________________________________

3. Comparing GAI Feedback with your classmates.

A. Share your edited piece of writing with your classmates.

B. Ask your classmates to provide feedback on grammar, syntax, and flow.

C. Compare the feedback received from the GAI platform with that from your classmates.

GAI Feedback (Grammar, Syntax, Flow): ____________________

Classmate 1st  Feedback: _________________________________

Classmate 2nd  Feedback: _________________________________

4. Final Revision and Self-Reflection

Review and submit your writing piece after incorporating GAI and peer feedback.