MY Access Online Writing Tools

MY Access is an easy to use online writing tool that can provide instant feedbac to students on their writing. Included are writing assignments (AKA prompts) for students in grades 4-12 in a variety of genres. Intellimetric prompts provide students and teachers with a holistic score as well as feedback on the following five domains of writing:
  1. Focus and Meaning
  2. Content and Development
  3. Organization
  4. Language Use
  5. Mechanics and Conventions

MY Access Resouces for BMS


Handouts and Resources for Using MY Access!

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Research on MY Access

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MY Access Writing Benchmarks for Windham Middle School


Windham Middle School School-wide Writing Prompt Benchmarks for Each School Year

The following MY Access Intellimetric writing assignments are used for the WMS writing prompt benchmarks. PLEASE DO NOT ASSIGN THESE WRITING PROMPTS TO YOUR STUDENTS AS PART OF YOUR NORMAL INSTRUCTION WITH THEM.

Grade
Social Studies
October
Science
February
English/Language Arts
May
5
A Person You Admire
(expository/informational)
Ideal Field Trips
(expository/informational)
An Empty Room (expository/informational)
6
Visiting an Interesting Place (expository/informational)
Important Inventions
(expository/informational)
Favorite Hobby
(expository/informational)
7
Where would you like to live? (expository/informational)
Animal Testing (expository/persuasive)
Cell Phones in School
(expository/persuasive)
8
Society’s Biggest Problem (expository/persuasive)
A Manned Mission to Mars (expository/persuasive)
How to Handle a Bully (expository/persuasive)




WMS Tier II Literacy Enrichment Module Pre & Post Assessments 2011-12

The following MY Access Intellimetric writing assignments are used for the WMS Writing as a Process pre and post assessments. PLEASE DO NOT ASSIGN THESE WRITING PROMPTS TO YOUR STUDENTS AS PART OF YOUR NORMAL INSTRUCTION WITH THEM.


Grade
Pre-Assessment
Post-Assessment
5
A Day at Home
(expository/informational)
Favorite Dessert
(expository/informational)
6
Build a Teacher (expository/informational)
Qualities of a Good Listener
(expository/informational)
7
Music in My Life (expository/informational)
Four Day School Week
(expository/persuasive)
8
Celebrity Role Models (expository/persuasive)
Animal Abuse Laws
(expository/persuasive)