🛠 Built-in Features of Google Docs
Take full advantage of the built-in features of Google Docs to provide timely and meaningful feedback
The comment feature will add comments to the right Google Docs margins. One advantage to adding comments for feedback is that they create a stacked list in the margin making it easy for students to track. Another feature of comments is the ability to assign the task to a specific person by adding + or @ followed by an email. Once assigned, an alert email is sent to the person who has been assigned the task. This feature would serve as a great reminder for students about reading and reacting to teacher feedback.
The suggestion mode allows just that- suggestions. Suggestions can be made without changing the original text within the document. Students can review the suggestions and choose to accept them or deny them. If students accept the suggestions, the original text is replaced with the suggested text and if denied, the suggestion is removed and the original text remains.
Built in Features of Google Docs
📋 Orange Slice Google Doc Add On
Use the rubric categories in Orange Slice to score narrative, informative, and argumentative writing. Or upload a custom rubric to score student writing submitted in Google Docs. In order to get the Orange Slice rubric, open a Google Doc, select Add-ons from the tool bar, and then select Get Add-ons. At this point, search for Orange Slice Teacher Rubric and then click the blue +Free button to add your add-on. Once you have the add-on you will be able to access it at any time.
Orange Slice Video Tutorial
Teacher Rubric Orange Slice - Add On
SCCPSS Writing Rubrics - Grades 3-5
✏ SAS Writing Reviser Add On
This student add-on and Chrome app are excellent writing tools for students! SAS Writing Reviser scans writing completed in a Google Doc and provides instant feedback as well as short tutorials on a multitude of writing mechanics.
SAS Writing Reviser - Add On
🔑 Additional Resources:
WriQ - Extension
Checkmark Chrome Extension
Kaizena Voice Feedback
ISTE Standards for Educators
ISTE Standards for Students
Guide to the 4 C's
Technology Integration Matrix
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