You’ve given your teen a writing assignment and the composition is completed. Now the sweating begins. I’m not referring to your teen’s sweat glands, but yours! How do you evaluate what your teen has written?
I remember when my children would give me their compositions and I would not know where to begin to critique and analyze them. I could handle science and math – it was easy for me to evaluate their knowledge and progress in those courses. But, evaluating their writing was a different animal. Let me provide you with some tips I learned along the way that may be helpful to you.