How NOT to Assess Student Writing
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OCTOBER 24, 2017
Writing is no longer treated as a stand-alone skill, rather a tool students use to provide evidence of their knowledge. If I use Common Core as an example, here’s what these Standards call out as important about writing (slightly rephrased from the Anchor Standards): Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. These skills are part of their knowledge base for word processing.