WTR Resources

The Writing to Respond (WTR)

process is an approach that engages students in reading informational and literary text and guides them on how to utilize higher order questions to guide their written responses. Students are taught in engage in this process from K-5

The following resources serve as guides to effective implementation of the WTR process. 


Writing to Respond to Text and Tests Writing to Respond to Text and Tests 
It entails exercises on Webb’s levels 2, 3 and 4, rubrics that align with Common Core writing assessment requirements, and tips for integrating and citing sources effectively. The book is a students’ resource and consists of teacher models and students’ samples for parts I and II.

Suitable for Grades 6-12. 
Recommended as a Supplemental  writing resource in Language Arts Classrooms
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Writing to Respond Student WheelWriting to Respond Student Wheel
The students’ wheel is a tactile representation of the Writing to Respond to Text and Tests book. It presents the concepts from the book in a succinct manner, and serves as an easy-to-follow guide for implementing writing across disciplines. It also serves as an easy-to-follow tool for students with special learning, and language acquisition needs. 

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Writing to Respond Educator WheelWriting to Respond Educator Wheel
The Educator wheel is a teacher’s guide to teaching the Writing to Respond (WTR) process. It presents the steps for writing in response to text and test prompts, the framework for teaching, the Common Core states standards, and the ELA shifts addressed. It serves as an easy to follow guide to all teachers including teachers in disciplines outside ELA.  

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Cultivating A HabitWriting to Respond: Cultivating a Habit
This book guides elementary students through the process utilizing a five-step process. The focus is on cultivating a habit of writing. It entails step-by-step guide, examples and a rubric. Recommended for grades 1-5.


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Budding Writers Practice and Assessment K-5Writing to Respond: Writing Practice and Assessments (k-5)
This is a student’s consumable for grades K-5. It entails directions, rubrics, examples, graphic organizers, and prompts for writing practice and assessments. It serves as tool to monitor students’ progress, and monitor consistency in school-wide implementation. Recommendation: 1 per student in Language Arts classes for use across disciplines.

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Buddin Writers Practice and Assessment 6-12Writing to Respond: Writing Practice and Assessments (6-12)
This is a student’s consumable for grades 6-12. It entails directions, rubrics, graphic organizers, and prompts for writing practice and assessments. It serves as a tool to monitor students’ progress, and monitor consistency in school-wide implementation.
Recommendation: 1 per student in Language Arts classes for use across disciplines.


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