RACE Strategy Writing Passages and Prompts Print & Digital

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Learning Objective

Students will be able to read a passage and write a constructed response using the RACE strategy.

Description

Practice the RACE Strategy with 10 ready-to-use passages and short response questions to guide students through this helpful writing technique. It is a digital, paperless resources that you will share with your students. Great for independent work during distance learning.

This product is located on Google Slides and is 100% digital. A printable PDF is also included in your purchase.

RACE is a writing strategy to help students answer passage-based, short response questions in a formal style, with using clear reasons and text evidence, and to provide concluding statements.

Why use the RACE strategy? This mnemonic device is especially helpful for struggling writers and students with disabilities, but it can also be a helpful scaffold for all students. It teaches students to do what good writers do naturally—restating the question in a complete sentence, answering all parts of the question, citing evidence and fully explaining.

R: Re-state the question

A: Answer all parts of the question

C: Cite the text to provide evidence

E: Explain your citation

This Download Contains:

♦ Student resource introducing the RACE strategy

♦ Example passage and RACE response

♦ 10 passages and short response questions

♦ Suggested answers to each question

Passages are 6th-9th grade reading level. They are arranged in order of increasing difficulty. Easy to differentiate! This ready-to-use printables are great for formative assessments or test-prep!

Teachers are saying...

♥ "This is a great test prep resource as well! The articles are well-written and interesting! I especially appreciate the model text!"

♥ "I used this with my special education students and its been great. I needed something to help make it simple for them to understand the parts of paragraph and to build their writing skills."

♥ "I love the topics of the articles, the questions, and the layout format."

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Need More Passages?

A Year of Writing with the RACE Strategy Grades 6-7

A Year of Writing with the RACE Strategy Grades 8-9

Need Lower-Level Texts?

Writing with the RACE Strategy Grades 4-6

Need More Passages and Comprehension Questions?

Reading Comprehension and Writing with the RACE Strategy

Looking for Paired Passages?

Paired Passages and Writing with the RACE Strategy Grades 6-7

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Standards

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Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

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