Blowing Away the State Writing Assessment Test (Third Edition)

Blowing Away the State Writing Assessment Test (Third Edition)

by Jane Bell Kiester


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The Same Classic You Love – Now Expanded and Updated for 2006 Test Requirements! NEW Third Edition In just four easy steps, Jane Bell Kiester gives you all the tools you need to teach your students how to respond to any fiction or non-fiction prompt with superior and creative writing that incorporates solid writing-craft principles. The expanded Third Edition allows you to: simplify the planning process for writing with several graphic organizers; help students use and retain vivid vocabulary with entertaining, classroom-proven activities; encourage and explicitly teach strategies that foster well-organized and elaborated writing that reveals the writer’s voice; teach students how to recognize genre—a difficult skill for many students to master on assessments—with twenty passages from familiar and beloved children’s fiction and non-fiction literature; provide students with practice in all genres with more than 200 practice prompts, plus the newest test addition—quote analysis; assess writing quickly and confidently using the ninety reproducible, student-written responses to descriptive, expository, narrative, and persuasive writing prompts that include rubrics and teacher notes; and conform to your state’s scoring system using either holistic or domain scoring (explanations provided with the student samples).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780929895932
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/28/2013
Series: Maupin House
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 6 Years

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