By Suzanne Klein on
9/23/2013 12:30 PM
The Common Core Standards call for both types of Response to Text writing. Arlynn King and I continued our conversation on Smarter Balanced and PARCC testing for the Common Core with an emphasis on text-dependent vs. non-text dependent questions.
Non-text dependent questions ask students to communicate their own thinking, self expression and exploration. Text-dependent questions ask students to respond to sources and answer questions by drawing on evidence from the text in support of their ideas.
Watch our vlog to learn more!