Help students easily answer open-ended responses with the ACE strategy.
File contains: -8.5x11 inch poster explaining the A C E.
-15 5x11inch mini size posters with sentence stems. Sentence stems make it easier for students to cite evidence.
-bookmark for student reference.
Students are being required to provide evidence for how they got their answers. State tests are looking for application of learning
through student writing.
ACE is a strategy to help students when answering questions. ACE helps students with a mnemonic and a framework for responding to questions.
What actually is the ACE STRATEGY?
A=Answer the question
a) Make sure that you completely answer the question. b) Use key words from the question in your responses.
C=Cite evidence from the text to support your answer
Cite evidence from the readings, graphs or illustrations to support, prove or explain.
E=Extend; explain your answer
a) Extend your response by explaining the connection between the information that you cited and the answer.
b) Make it clear that you know the answer because of the evidence provided
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