From Delaying The Grade: How to get students to read feedback by Kristy Louden:
The simple act of delaying the grade meant that students had to think about their writing. They had to read their own writing — after a few weeks away from it — and digest my comments, which allowed them to better recognize what they did well or not so well… One boy said, “Mrs. Louden, you’re a genius. I’ve never read what a teacher writes on my essay before, and now I have to.”
There’s some great, specific ways to implement this idea in your classroom: check it out!