Teach Constructed-Response Writing Explicitly

Teach Constructed-Response Writing Explicitly

All the work you do to teach your students to read independently and comprehend proficiently is ultimately assessed in the form of a constructed reading response. This brief writing assesses the level of a student’s thinking about the reading and his ability to...
Require Evidence in True/False Questions

Require Evidence in True/False Questions

A large portion of points on most state standardized tests include students writing to an extended-response prompt. This requires students to read a passage and then write to a prompted topic. The bulk of a writer’s score is based on how he supports his thinking...