Crafting Argument – Writing for College & Career Readiness
The writing standards represent the “synthesis” level for College & Career Readiness. Short Constructed Response requirements set the stage for what is expected in the Writing and Performance Task assessments. In this session, Kevin Baird, Chairman of the Board at the nonprofit Center for College and Career Readiness, explored exemplar items for actual writing assessment prompts, and investigated instructional strategies to develop proficiency among students. Kevin also looked at the requirements for writing in mathematics.