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Preparing Students for New Writing Assessments

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Many of today's high-stakes tests require students to write essays and justify their responses by including or referencing primary source documents that support their statements. Join Dr. Michelle Cheasty-Christ as she explores how to expose students to primary source documents, incorporate quotes in writing, and cite those sources. In addition to sharing various primary source sites, she will discuss how to evaluate sources to determine if they are scholarly sources. Michelle will also discuss how to get students involved with peer reviews to ensure information is documented and cited appropriately. You will also learn how to develop performance tasks that students can use to practice writing for the new writing assessments.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ 4:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Assessment & Review , Reading & Writing
Tags: assessments, citation, citing sources, evaluating sources, incorporating quotes, literacy, peer reviews, primary sources, writing

Reviews (25)

Full Member
good stuff
Thank you
nice job
Full Member
This was a very informative video.
Thank you for the information! I would like to get the performance task form!
nice job, thanks
Basic Member
Well I have taken the writing services and I must admit, I am really thrilled to see that how things are coping up, this is absolutely one of the most prominent deeds to look ahead, have taken the services wisely.
Thanks for sharing!
Full Member
Wow loads of great information I plan to listen a second time just in case I missed something

Teaching citations is something I plan to do more of thank you for the helpful links
I like that the presenter was positive about speech to text software.
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