WriterKey > How can I save a sample of student writing to use as a model for other students?

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Note that you can save model texts in .DOC, .DOCX, .RTF, or .TXT file formats. This feature does not support .PDF documents.

There are two methods to add model texts to your model text library. From within an assignment or from the model text library.
 

From within an assignment

Select the assignment

Click on the assignment title from the dashboard to open it.


 

Click "Start Here" to begin grading

Start grading the student's assignment to select a sample from it to use as a model text.

The "Start Here" link appears in the "Grade" column under "Handed-In Assignments."
 

Click "MODELS" in the actions bar



 

Click "Add & Open Model Text" to set up your model text



 

Select what your students will be able to view

  1. Modify the title.
  2. Toggle Feedback? to choose whether or not students will see the feedback you gave on the paper.
  3. Toggle Grade? to choose whether or not students will see what grade you gave the paper.
  4. Toggle Rubric? to choose whether or not students will be able to see the rubric results.
  5. Write an annotation for students to let them know why you've selected this text.
  6. Write a note to remind yourself why you selected this text.
  7. You can align the model text to whatever objectives you're working on. This will come pre-filled with the objectives you selected when you were giving feedback to the assignment. You can modify these by checking and unchecking the boxes.
  8. Choose the class.


 

Click "Save & Next"



 

Edit the text (optional)

You can edit the text to remove student names, correct distracting mistakes, or add questions or notes directly into the text.



 

Click "Save & Done"



 

View Model Texts

WriterKey saves your model texts in your Model Text Library. You can open the Model Text Library from the link on the left of your dashboard under Teaching Center.

Model Text Library is a link in the Teaching Center box on your dashboard.


From the model text library

You can open the Model Text Library from the link on the left of your dashboard under Teaching Center. 


Model Text Library is a link in the Teaching Center box on your dashboard.

 

Click "+Add Model Text"



 

Upload your model text

  1. Give your model text a title.
  2. Choose a Rhetorical Genre.
  3. Choose the grade level.
  4. Choose a method to upload the model text.


 

Click "Add Model Text"



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