In this article you will learn…
- It is critical that students have a clear roadmap for what they will be learning, how they will learn it, and how they will demonstrate their new learning. In an integrated literacy unit that roadmap is a standards-based writing prompt and scoring guide.
- Students will be more confident when they understand what they are expected to produce—the prompt—and what high quality looks like—the scoring guide.
- What makes an effective writing prompt, what makes an effective scoring guide, and the sequence of an integrated literacy unit.