What's New

fixed issue where some story audio wasn't playing

App Description

Technology-based approach for writing instruction

*Note: This free version only includes the We Beat the Street story, the rest are available as an in-app purchase.

This technology-aided instruction for writing complements Teaching to Standards: English Language Arts and is companion product for reading (Access Language Arts). Students write grade-aligned opinion paragraphs about eight adapted pieces of literature, including fiction and nonfiction. Students are supported step by step in constructing personalized paragraphs.

Includes activities to improve reading comprehension and vocabulary development. Researched and proven effective in secondary classrooms.

Integrate during instruction using Teaching to Standards: ELA, or use this app alone to achieve standards-aligned skills in both reading and writing.

Stories include: Holes, The Outsiders, Number the Stars, Dragonwings, We Beat the Street, Neighbors, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Sadako.

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 16, 2019 Initial release
  • October 15, 2019 New version 2.0.7
  • July 14, 2020 New version 2.0.18
  • August 05, 2021 New version 2.0.26