Schools use different strategies to teach students to write

01/14/2013 | District Administration magazine

School districts are employing different strategies to prepare students to complete writing assignments and assessments based on Common Core State Standards. Some schools are teaching middle-grades students how to write argumentative essays in which they have to use evidence from assigned reading to back up their ideas. "You just can't get the level of thinking with multiple-choice (test) items that you get with writing an essay," said Barbara Kapinus, director of English language arts and literacy for Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.

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