Writing Composition, Gr 6-12
Contact: Bev Berns 800-632-5918
My Access is an on-line writing program that can provide students with the practice they need to improve their writing skills and meet 21st century skills. This program grades students' essays and provides immediate targeted feedback, giving teachers more time to conduct differentiated instruction and curriculum planning. My Access can provide students with additional writing opportunities needed to meet the requirements of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
My Access has 1000+ writing topics or prompts currently available for grades 4 -12 but is recommended for students in grades 6-12. Prompts include a variety of genres, such as narrative, informative, persuasive, literary (text-based) and expository. These prompts are aligned to popular textbook series typically used in Language Arts classrooms and provide cross-curricular writing opportunities in areas such as science, math, social studies and more. Teachers can also create their own prompts based on instructional needs.
My Access provides teachers with informed intervention, supports the use of rubrics in the classroom, and documents improvement with an online portfolio and provides individualized feedback in English and Spanish.
The My Access Writing program now has an embedded plagiarism checking feature called CiteSmart as an add-on (available for an additional cost). If you are interested in adding CiteSmart to your My Access request for either all of your students or for a particular group, please contact Bev Berns (email@example.com).