Top Score Writing Partners With MetaMetrics to Provide Lexile® Text Measures in Digital Writing Program
Popular Reading Metric Used in Writing Program to Find Lessons that Match Students’ Reading Abilities
DURHAM, NC — (March 30, 2017) —Top Score Writing®, the one and only developer of a writing curriculum specifically designed to prepare students for the Florida Standard Assessment (FSA) in writing, has partnered with MetaMetrics®, developer of the widely adopted Lexile® Framework for Reading, to provide Lexile measures for text passages in their new online writing program. Lexile text measures will be offered for all lessons digitally beginning the 2017-2018 school year.
This exciting partnership enables Top Score Writing to provide day-to-day writing lessons organized by Lexile measure. This process facilitates the distribution and access of ability appropriate informative, opinion/argumentative, and narrative passages that are built directly into structured lessons. These lessons include modeling, guided and independent practice, as well as quizzes, tests and homework. Each curriculum set includes 110 day-to-day lessons and over 100 brand new passages. Lessons are designed to be fun, engaging, and interactive.
By using Lexile measures, Top Score Writing® is able to provide instructional writing materials that match students’ abilities while preparing them for the state writing assessment. “This partnership with MetaMetrics enables us to provide students, teachers and school districts with our custom-made and innovative lessons with thought provoking and original passages tailored to aid in teacher instruction on targeted reading levels,” stated owner Lisa Collum of Top Score Writing. “The addition of Lexile measures give us the ability to ensure that all of our passages match students at their individual reading levels.”
About Top Score Writing
Top Score Writing® is a simple and effective approach to informative, opinion/argumentative and narrative teaching that prepares students for the state writing assessment providing both interactive online and blending learning resources to schools and districts. For more information, please visit: www.topscorewriting.com.
MetaMetrics is focused on improving education for learners of all ages and ability levels. The organization develops scientific measures of academic achievement and complementary technologies that link assessment results with real-world instruction. MetaMetrics’ products and services for reading (The Lexile® Framework for Reading, El Sistema Lexile® para Leer), mathematics (The Quantile® Framework for Mathematics) and writing (The Lexile® Framework for Writing) provide unique insights about academic ability and the potential for growth, enabling individuals to achieve their goals at every stage of development.