Constructed Response Help

Constructed Response problems require students to effectively answer a math question in written form by explaining how to solve the math problem given to them. This year, we will be using the RACE strategy in Math alongside Language Arts and other subjects to help students get the best out of their writing. Here is a quick look using my video.

The RACE Strategy - What is it?(<--Video)

The Race Strategy is a technique that students can use to answer questions that require writing. We start off by Restating the question, Answering the question Citing examples from the text, then Explaining how the EVIDENCE from the text supports your answer.

RACE Strategy for answering Constructed Response questions.

RESTATE the question.

      Reread and restate the question in your topic sentence.

ANSWER the question that is being asked.

      Use your answer to write your topic sentence.

CITE evidence from the text.

      Use examples and evidence from the text to support your answer.

EXPLAIN your answer.

      Explain how the EVIDENCE from the text supports your answer. For example, you may use the sentence starter “These quotes show that…” or “This supports the statement…” 


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