Have staffing shortages contributed to more new and new-to-ELA teachers in your classrooms? As teachers step into classrooms for the first time, NoRedInk is a great resource to set them up for success by establishing foundations of strong ELA pedagogy.
Here's a breakdown of our most popular activity types and what new teachers will need to know to use them successfully!
During Practice, students answer questions that target specific grammar and writing skills (topics). Questions are adaptive and designed to get harder or easier based on student performance.
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Quick Writes are flexible writing assignments that can be used to serve a range of purposes, from building writing fluency and developing specific writing skills to assessing understanding of course content. !
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Guided Drafts give students a self-guided and supportive experience working on a structured piece of writing. Students draft their essays piece by piece, with clear structure to make the writing process more approachable. As they write, students can view tutorials, exemplars, and tips for each component of their essay.
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Standards & Tests
The Standards and Tests section of the Assignment Library allows teachers to browse NoRedInk's writing and grammar content by state standards and tests and quickly create aligned assignments.
NoRedInk content aligns to the Common Core, all state-specific standards, AP Lit and AP Lang, and 3 national assessments: SAT, ACT, and MAP.
Check out this article to learn more about creating standard aligned assignments!
Modules are a collection of assignable NoRedInk activities that address a particular writing or grammar skill. They enable teachers to provide students with targeted content easily.
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