This tool is a great resource for students to use when they are doing academic writing. With high-stakes testing prevailing, "test writing" is becoming a genre in and of itself. Students can independently use this resource to structure and organize their constructed and extended responses.
The structure used in this resource is ACES-
Answer the question.
Sum it all up.
There are 4 sections of the wheel (A, C, E, and S). Each section includes sentence starters for students to use in their answer. The A section does not have sentence starters but has reminders/things to do in your answer statement.
If your school does RACES, this can easily be used for that, too!