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ABOUT THE WRITING SYSTEM

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GOALS AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF ONLINE WRITING INSTRUCTION

The Guiding Principles (pdf, 31kb) of Online Writing Instruction share a philosophy of writing by which children incorporate writing throughout the school day, school year, and curriculum. Online Writing Instruction was developed with these principals in mind. The primary goals of Online Writing Instruction are to:

  • emphasize the importance of incorporating writing and writing instruction in all classrooms
  • provide numerous opportunities for teachers to monitor students’ growth throughout the school year

Please click the link for the complete list of the Goals of Online Writing Instruction (pdf, 20kb).


Online Writing Instruction Rubrics

  • Rubric for Content Areas
    This rubric applies to the content-specific writing assignments in content areas such as mathematics, sciences, social sciences, humanities, arts, technology, etc., and should be used in conjunction with the Writing Features rubric.
    (pdf, 15kb)


Information Document for Parents