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Writing Tasks for School One word answers Fill-in-the-blank worksheet Note taking One sentence/phrase Test questions PowerPoint bullets One paragraph Test questions Book reports ISAT extended response Multiple paragraph (ISAT) Narrative Persuasive Expository
Organization Writing Task-Analysis Written output Fine motor skills Typing skills Spelling Grammar Punctuation Organization/Logic Comprehension and creative ideas Punctuation ideas
Measuring output skills DeCoste “Written Productivity Profile (2003) Directions and protocol available on the Special Drive Avg. words per minute = total # letters in 1 minute divided by 5
Measuring Basic Writing Skills Manual Tools Writing CBM Spelling Grammar Punctuation Software Tools MS Word Letter/word count Tools>Word Count
Measuring Writing Content Manual Tools ISAT rubric 6 + 1 Traits Software Tools MS Word Readability level Word count of specific length www.wordcounter.com Word use statistics www.wordle.net Word use visual
Readability Statistics 1 3 Tools>Options 2 Tools>Spelling and Grammar
Writing Tools Portable keyboards Tool Options AlphaSmart 3000 AlphaSmart Neo AlphaSmart Dana Fusion Laptop Features Word processing Spell check Thesaurus* Word prediction* Text to speech* * Some models
Writing Tools Computer with word processor Microsoft Word Spell check Grammar check Tracked changes Comment bubbles Color highlighters Bulleted outlines Tables Form Fields