English Regents Task 3 Essay - ANP Media
English regents task 3 essays - Gösser Schlössl
This package is an 18-page guided parallel task for Part 3 of the Common Core Regents English Language Arts Exam.
The Part 3 task asks students to read a passage, and in a well-developed, text-based response identify a central idea of the text and analyze how the authorâs use of one writing strategy (literary element or literary technique or rhetorical device) develops this central idea.
Included in this package is a non-fiction passage with literary value, 20 guided multiple choice, fill-in-the blank, and true/false questions, a guided planning page, lined essay paper, four exemplar responses, and instructional materials on how to present and analyze text evidence borrowed from another writer.
The rubric can be obtained online.
The planning page, multiple choice, fill-in-the blank, and true/false questions guide students toward identifying a central idea, and analyzing a writing strategy used in the development of the text.
9th graders wrote the exemplar responses.
Overall, this is a quality parallel task for 9th and 10th graders especially.
How to Write an English Regents Task Essay
Your final score is based on the total number of correct answers to the multiple- choice questions and the rating of the essay. All papers are read by at least two English teachers and may be reviewed by a third reader. They will evaluate your essay for meaning, development, organization, language use, and conventions. The scoring rubrics for the essay are outlined below.
Understanding the Rubrics
Rubrics are descriptive guidelines for how teachers will score the essays you write. Understanding the language of the rubrics will help you understand what is expected in each task and show you what makes the difference between a high and a middle score, or between a middle and a low score on an essay.
The essay of the Regents exam is scored on a scale of 16 for the same five qualities. Essays rated 5 or 6 are considered high scoring essays; 34 are middle range; 12 are low scoring and are not likely to result in a passing score.
What are the Five Qualities in the Rubrics?
Meaning The extent to which the response exhibits sound understanding, interpretation, and analysis of the task and text(s).
Development The extent to which ideas are elaborated using specific and relevant evidence from the text(s).
Organization The extent to which the response exhibits direction, shape, and coherence.
Language Use The extent to which the response reveals an awareness of audience and purpose through effective use of words, sentence structure, and sentence variety.
Conventions The extent to which the response exhibits conventional spelling, punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and usage.