Expository Writing Piece

  • Using graphic organizer or note cards, students draft research paper on computer.

  • Students print draft for revising and editing.

  • Optional: peer revision for content, not conventions.

  • Students make revisions and corrections to piece on computer.

  • Students use NoodleTools to complete bibliography and add to Word document.

  • Print copies for scoring


Sixth grade teacher and second adult scorer read and score essays, collaborating on final score.