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Personalized, high-interest content
Delight students with exercises that feature interests they’ve selected themselves, including their favorite celebrities, characters, and historical figures.
Meet students where they are with adaptive exercises and scaffolded writing activities that deliver differentiated support when students get stuck.
Comprehensive writing curriculum
Develop well-rounded writers by pairing interactive skill-building exercises with lightweight writing prompts and scaffolded essays that build writing fluency.
Straightforward standards alignment
Create aligned assignments quickly and easily by browsing skills exercises, writing activities, and diagnostics by state and national standards.
Practice exercises help students target and master key writing and grammar skills. These hands-on exercises use a variety of question types to guide students from the sentence level to the paragraph level to the passage level. Students get to drag and drop punctuation, restructure sentences, highlight claims, evidence, and reasoning, and more. Because Practice is adaptive, students see hints, lessons, and extra questions when they’re struggling and see more challenging questions when they get things right.
Quick Writes provide a lightweight way to get students writing frequently. NoRedInk’s collection of Quick Writes features skill-building prompts, text-based prompts, novel analysis prompts, and prompts that get students writing about everything from fun hypothetical scenarios to their fondest personal memories. Quick Writes help teachers achieve a range of objectives, including developing specific writing skills, building writing fluency and stamina, and assessing understanding of course content.
Guided Drafts provide scaffolding to students throughout the writing process, freeing up teachers to deliver individualized support where it’s needed most. As students work on their essays, they’re reminded of important concepts and have access to genre-specific lessons, tutorials, and exemplars that help them grow as writers. NoRedInk’s Guided Draft prompts span more than 10 genres, from Narrative and Expository to Persuasive and Literary Analysis.
Teachers use NoRedInk to . . .
Elevate student voice
NoRedInk activities engage students and provide them with the guidance they need to confidently express themselves in writing.
Support language learners
NoRedInk’s flexible features equip teachers to help English language learners master English grammar and become strong writers.
Ace state test prep
NoRedInk helps teachers target and develop student skills that align with rigorous state standards and assessments.
Self Review & Peer Review
Self Review and Peer Review activities emphasize the importance of revision in the writing process. During Self Review, students answer a series of questions on the substantive content of their essays, then make revisions based on their self-assessments with the support of exemplars and tips. Mastery-based Peer Review guides students through providing meaningful, actionable feedback on each other’s work.
NoRedInk gives educators access to formative and summative assessment tools that help them identify student strengths and areas for improvement and track skills growth. Planning Diagnostics and Unit Diagnostics help teachers gauge student skills at the start of a new semester or unit and decide where to focus their instruction. After a cycle of instruction, practice, and feedback, Growth Quizzes offer detailed insight into how students have progressed.
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A wider variety of content
Exercises for 1,000+ skills, 100s of texts, prompts, and lessons, and guided practice for 10+ writing genres.
Deeper reporting insights
Standards- and assessment-based progress reports at the teacher, school, and district level.
Flexible professional development and seamless integrations with tools like Canvas, Clever, and Schoology.