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MCAS Writing - Student Samples by Grade Level



These released item samples from the https://www.doe.mass.edu/ are analyzed for specific skills taught using the Empowering Writers approach. Each sample features the skills that the students successfully applied and suggestions for improvement. Feel free to download each sample and use it as a guide to analyze your own student samples. As assessment time nears, these will provide you with specific feedback for your students as well as point you in the direction of the most effective lessons. 


Download Grade 5 - Catalina's Future
Download Grade 4 - Jean Francois
Download Grade 3 - Grizzly Bear
Download Grade 3 - Humpback Whale


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