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Are you looking for a secondary writing rubric that is fast, easy, and effective? Do you have struggling writers who rarely pass the state writing assessments? Do you have students with special needs who need help with focus and organization? Try The Simple 6 Writing Program.
The Simple 6 Writing Rubric GUARANTEES drastic improvement in student writing skills after only one grading period! It is the simplest and most direct rubric you will ever use to quickly score student writing! It has been used in Indiana classrooms since 1998 and has helped students increase their writing on standardized assessments. Districts where only 20% of their high school students were passing state writing assessments have increased to as many as 80% of students passing after learning the components of The Simple 6!
What you get:
Letter to Colleagues
What is Simple 6 Writing?
Six-box Review of the Secondary Components
How to Score Writing Content and Conventions using Simple 6
Simple 6 Rubric: Full Page Question Format
How to Convert a Rubric Score to a %
Just Simple 6 it!
Student Checklist for Intermediate Writers
Student checklist for Advanced Writers
The Simple 6 Mini-Rubric
The greatest advantage of this simple analytic rubric is that it not only breaks down the individual components students should focus on, but it also directly guides teachers to the "remediation areas" for each student! Data-driven instruction at its best!
You have a review sheet that breaks down the details under each component. These details will be the focus of your mini lessons. Once you have some student writing samples, I'll walk you through the scoring steps. It's easy and it's fast.
Once you use The Simple 6 Writing Rubric, you'll never go back to a complex holistic rubric. Thousands of Indiana teachers of the last 15 years agree!