Here are some of the ways that process sheets can help your students:
Creating a Process Sheet
Include 2-4 of the below prompts with the assignment and ask students to turn in their responses in writing, along with their homework.
- What did you learn about this topic, concept or technique that you didn’t know before you began the project?
- In two or three sentences, what is this purpose of this piece?
- Who is the intended audience for this piece?
- If you had more time, what would you do to improve your work?
- What would you have like to included in this piece but were not able to? Explain.
- Which parts of this piece are you most pleased with? Explain.
- What do you plan to do next?
- How much time did you spend on this part of the assignment?
- What advice would you offer another student who had been given the same assignment?
- What did you change and/or add to this piece since the last time you submitted it?
- Point out at least two aspects of your work that you would like to feedback on.
- Which areas of this piece caused you trouble? Explain.
- What resources (web sites, books, magazines, etc.) did you use as inspiration for this piece?
- What do you want your audience to think, feel or understand after they have viewed your work?
- Mention anyone (classmates, friends, tutors, relatives, instructors, and significant others) who helped you develop this piece. What kind of help or feedback was especially helpful?
Credit: This resource was created by P. Rachel Levin, Faculty Development.