The Revision Assistant team has created persuasive, expository, and narrative essay prompts for students between sixth and twelfth grades that align with Common Core standards. Some assignments come with source texts for students to reference or analyze. We provide you and the student with a rubric which explains which qualities Revision Assistant looks for in each essay. If you are curious how other teachers have integrated Revision Assistant into the classroom, please check out our sample lesson plans on the Revision Assistant Curriculum Resources page.
On the very first use of Revision Assistant, you will be prompted to Create a Class. After you create a class you can browse the prompt library and create and assignment.
From your homepage, under the class which you'd like to add an assignment, click the "+" button or "Create an Assignment".
After filling out the Assignment information, you will be directed to Prompt Library. You can sort the prompts by grade, genre, and if the prompt is source based or not.
Choose your prompt by clicking on the prompt tile.
This will direct you to the Prompt Page where you can review the rubric, see the Common Core alignments, access the source texts, and add additional directions.
Once you're ready to assign your prompt, click the "Create Assignment" button.
What if you want to change something? Simply click the assignment tile and you will be directed back to the Assignment page where you can edit information.
Students must sign-in to Revision Assistant and join the class to view the assignment. You do not need to email it to them separately or take any other actions after creating the assignment.