JCSD'S TEXT DEPENDENT ANALYSIS (TDA) MOCK DAY
THE GOAL IS TO IMPROVE ACADEMICALLY, BEFORE STATE TESTING IN MAY, TO HELP STUDENTS PERFORM AT OR ABOVE GRADE LEVEL, AND AVOID POSSIBLE GRADE-LEVEL RETENTION DUE TO POOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE.
WHAT IS TEXT DEPENDENT ANALYSIS (TDA)?
Students will be given a Reading Passage and a Writing Prompt related to the passage. The prompt requires that the students...
a. Closely read the text (comprehension),
b. Analyze the text as guided by the prompt,
c. Write an essay to provide supporting evidence from the text.