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Ch 28: SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Clear & Precise Writing

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Your language arts students in grades 6-8 can prepare for questions about the craft of writing on the SBA ELA with the help of these fun video lessons. By assigning the short lesson quizzes and self-assessment test, you can gauge their readiness for the test this spring.

SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Clear & Precise Writing - Chapter Summary

The SBA ELA (Smarter Balanced Assessment English Language Arts/Literacy) for grades 6-8 assesses student skills related to competencies in writing concisely. This collection of video lessons addresses all of the following topics:

  • Avoiding redundancy in writing
  • Use of precise language
  • Strategies for writing clear sentences
  • Reducing wordiness in writing

Lessons are led by experienced instructors who make learning fun for middle school students. Videos have animations and handy video tags so that students can return to select portions as needed. Each lesson offers an accompanying quiz to let students and teachers observe progress.

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