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How does Quill Connect analyze students’ writing?
How does Quill Connect analyze students’ writing?

Learn how Quill Connect analyzes student writing.

Updated over a week ago

Using the evidence-based strategy of sentence-combining, during Quill Connect activities, students combine multiple simple sentences into a compound or complex sentence. For each response that they submit, students instantly receive targeted feedback designed to help them improve the clarity and precision of their responses.

Below, in their first response, the student joins the simple sentences using the conjunction, but.

The student instantly receives feedback informing them that the conjunction, but, is typically used to show opposition. Furthermore, the feedback guides them to choose the conjunction that helps tell why or gives a reason.

In their second response, the student joins the sentences using the conjunction, or.

The student instantly receives feedback informing them that the conjunction, or, is typically used to show that there is an option. Furthermore, the feedback guides them to choose the conjunction that helps tell why or gives a reason.

In their third response, the student joins the sentences using the conjunction, and.

The student receives feedback informing them that the conjunction, and, makes sense, but that there is a conjunction that could more effectively join these two sentences. Furthermore, the feedback guides them to choose the conjunction that helps tell why or gives a reason.

In their fourth response, the student joins the sentences using the conjunction, so.

Because the student has used the correct conjunction, they receive the feedback that they have written a strong sentence!


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