Practice with prompts

This month I have featured many ideas for differentiating assessments and most of those ideas involve giving students options during the assessment process (e.g., tell me or show me), differentiating the goals or expected outcomes, or simply providing a range of assessment tools in the classroom. Today’s clever idea from the Cross Circular Corner is a departure from these solutions in that focuses on preparing students to tackle a common assessment tool: the timed essay.

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