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Why does Quill require precise spelling, capitalization, and punctuation?
Why does Quill require precise spelling, capitalization, and punctuation?

Learn why Quill requires precise spelling, capitalization, and punctuation.

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Precision in writing allows students' ideas to be as clear as possible, so our algorithm always encourages students to be clear and careful. More specifically, Quill's activities (Quill Grammar, Quill Connect, and Quill Reading for Evidence) will check for spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and the writing skills assessed.

This method of writing reinforces precision and is particularly important in math, science, and history. 

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Please note that a student's score for a Quill Diagnostic is exclusively based on how correctly the student demonstrates the writing skills assessed by the Quill Diagnostic.

So, when looking at a student's Student responses report for a Quill Diagnostic, you might notice that even though a student's response to a prompt has incorrect spelling, capitalization, or punctuation, as long as the student correctly demonstrates the writing skills assessed by the prompt, Quill marks the student's response as correct.


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