National and State Writing Tests: The Writing Process Betrayed

@article{Schuster2004NationalAS,
  title={National and State Writing Tests: The Writing Process Betrayed},
  author={Edgar Howard Schuster},
  journal={Phi Delta Kappan Magazine},
  year={2004},
  volume={85},
  pages={375 - 378}
}
  • E. Schuster
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Education
  • Phi Delta Kappan Magazine
S TATE academic standards broadly support the writing process, including the planning (prewriting), drafting, revising, editing, and publishing (sharing) stages. There is also widespread recognition that a valuable part of the process is conferencing, either between teacher and student, student and student (often referred to as peer feedback), or both. But how much do national and state tests support the writing process? In fact, as I shall demonstrate, most national and state tests support… 
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