What is the Assignment Library?
In the Assignment Library, you'll be able to browse, preview, and create assignments for your classes. To access the Assignment Library, click the "Browse & Assign" button at the top of your page.
Watch the video below, and then keep reading to learn how to learn about the different ways you'll be able to use the Assignment Library to plan your instruction.
Assign topics and activities from the Assignment Library
Browse by NoRedInk activities
NoRedInk's writing and grammar curriculum is organized in the Assignment Library under three sections: Practice, Writing, and Assessment. Click on a section to explore relevant activities and topics.
Assigning Practice (left) and choosing a Guided Draft genre to assign (right)
When you choose Practice or select one of the Assessment activities, you'll be able to select topics to build your assignment. In the Writing section, you'll select the activity you want to use and can start building your assignment by selecting pre-made prompts and writing genres (currently available for Quick Writes and Guided Drafts only).
Learn about NoRedInk activities and how to assign them
Expand each section and click on an activity name to find a video and article with step-by-step instructions.
Practice: Targeted exercises to help students master writing and grammar skills.
Quick Writes: Students respond to a prompt with optional sources and rubric items. Great for applying new writing skills and low-stakes writing practice.
Guided Draft: Students draft an essay with the support of tutorials, model essays, and targeted tips. Great for essays in different genres and teacher-supported revision.
Peer Review: Students submit part of an essay for structured, anonymous feedback from their peers. Great for building feedback skills and targeted revision.
Self Review: Students review and revise an essay they have already drafted. Great for student-directed revision.
Planning Diagnostic: Plan your semester with an overview your class's strengths and weaknesses.
Unit Diagnostic: Start each unit with a baseline you can use to measure growth.
Quiz: Evaluate students' understanding with a graded assessment.
Passage Quiz: Assess grammar skills in context with a multi-paragraph passage.
Browse by state standards and test alignment
In the Standards & Tests section of the Assignment Library, you can browse and assign NoRedInk topics and activities by state and national standards, as well as by grade level.
Learn more about creating activities using the Standards & Tests page here!
Preview topics and activities from the Assignment Library
As you browse through activities and topics in the Assignment Library, keep an eye out for the following icons that you can click on to preview tutorials, lessons, and questions for individual topics.
- Click to see a preview of the "Interactive Tutorial" for the topic, if one is available. Find our library of interactive tutorials here.
- Click to view the sample lesson associated with the topic.
- Click to preview the practice as a student.
Using sample questions and tutorials is a great option for modeling or pre-teaching skills to your students! Click here to learn more about showing students sample questions.