Teacher Review for Drafting Board

Finally an effective tool for teaching persuasive writing!

Andrea G.
Classroom teacher
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My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Homework
Knowledge gain
Small group
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I haven't yet used this tool, but have watched the tutorial on the website. So far, I am impressed with what I've seen and looking forward to using the tool!
My Take
Mastering the art of persuasive writing is a struggle for many students; therefore, the fact that essays are scaffolded for students and students produce essays over a period of time is an asset for students. This tool would be great during whole class instruction, which would lead to discussions about the features of a persuasive. After students have grasped the features of a persuasive, then independent or group tasks would be assigned. Although quite useful, I have one concern! I am not yet sure if I would be able to add my own topics.