Writing assignments is a limited release feature, and will be available for all classes Fall 2017. If you teach high school classes, you can request that the beta for writing assignments be turned on now by emailing support@membean.com

The Membean Writing Assignment is a challenging exercise that incorporates creative writing, has length restrictions, presents a starting cue the student is required to use that provides ready context, and gives the student an abundance of choices on both words and cues.

For the student:

Video: Writing Assignments from a Student's Perspective

This assignment is a challenging but the student is given an abundance of choice in selecting a word or cue. If you issue a 5-word assignment the student is given at least 10 words with each word having 3 cue choices.

For the teacher

Video: Creating and Grading Writing Assignments

How to Issue

  1. Once the feature is enabled for your class, click the new "Assignments" tab on your class dashboard
  2. Upon clicking "Create Assignment", you will be prompted to choose the number of words and the due date in the drop-down window.
  3. When students have completed the assignment, you will be able to click on the assignment and choose the option to either grade all assignments, or grade a single assignment.
  4. You’ll be asked to accept or reject the sentence or issue a score for the assignment as a whole. You can leave comments on each sentence if you are so inclined.

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