Hands down the best writing strategy I use in my classroom! This has changed the way I teach and changed my kids comprehension more than any other strategy I've used.
My 5th graders have become expert reading response WRITERS because of this strategy!
RACE helps writers by giving them a mnemonic device to help them remember some of the fundamental steps of writing an excellent open ended response to any kind of reading passage you through their way!
Best if used in conjunction with this awesome font from dafont.com called "African":
ZIP folder includes a PDF notes page (front and back), the font to download, and a powerpoint to guide learners in their notes and beginning practice.