Congratulations on choosing Holt Online Essay Scoring, designed to bring to your classroom the most powerful essay-evaluation tool available. Holt Online Essay Scoring will help you prepare students for the types of writing prompts included on standardized writing tests, and its instructional features will support your long-term objective of producing good writers. To learn more, click on the links above and below.

Holt Online Essay Scoring works best for writers who make a good faith effort to respond to the prompt. Students who stay focused on the topic and do their best to write a well-developed essay will receive a reliable score and a detailed description of the scoring criteria, as well as instructional support tailored to the writer’s essay.

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Writing Prompts
We now have 31 middle-school and 35 high-school prompts available.

Interactive Model Essays
Each prompt has an interactive model essay with mode-specific instruction.

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Prompts in Training
If you are chosen for our development program and submit 30 student essays for one of our new prompts, then Holt, Rinehart and Winston will send you a check for $100 or a voucher for $300 worth of materials from our current Language Arts catalog. Interested? Read more.


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