Students are supported step-by-step in constructing grade-aligned opinion paragraphs about eight adapted pieces of literature, including fiction and nonfiction. The program also includes activities for improving reading comprehension and vocabulary development. Researched and proven effective in secondary classrooms, this program may be integrated during instruction using Teaching to Standards: English Language Arts, or used alone to achieve standards-aligned skills in both reading and writing.
The Access Language Arts: WRITE web-based version is a three-year subscription for up to 20 students. Teachers can manage student access to apps, view results, and monitor student usage. Students can log directly into to the app or from a student desktop launch page.
Supporting Research Articles:
Mims, P. J., & Stanger, C., (2017). Bringing Meaningful Grade Aligned English Language Arts to the Classroom: Bridging Research and Practice. DADD Online Journal, 4.
Mims, P. J., Stanger, C., Pennington, R., White, W., Sears, J., & Strickler, N. (in press, 2017). Opinion Paragraph Writing Intervention for Students with Significant Disability. Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits, 11 (1).
|Platform||Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Web-Based|
|Compatibility||Desktop: Windows 7 or higher, Mac OS 10.12 or higher. iOS v9.0 or higher. Android v6 or higher. Web version runs on Windows, Mac, and Chromebooks with the following minimum browser versions: Chrome v75, Safari v12.1, Microsoft Edge v18, and Firefox v67.|
|License||1 Device License|