New Product Review: Shmoop University’s Critical Reading and Writing for Texas Proclamation 2020

Are you looking for materials to support Practical Writing? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Shmoop Introduction to Critical Reading and Writing.

Shmoop University’s Critical Reading and Writing is intended for the high school Practical Writing course.  The goal of this fully digital program is to “provide fun, rigorous, materials that engage and challenge.”   

The material is comprised of a single unit containing ten lessons. It is intended to span three weeks, Students progress through the material independently and at their own pace. They may work through the course in any order, guided by the interactive table of contents.

The Course Overview states, “This course is designed for students who have never read or written critically before.”  As such, the course includes instructional videos that  allow students an opportunity to explore critical reading before learning about it formally. Critical Reading and Writing provides a cohesive process for analyzing text and writing a critical analysis essay.

Read Learning List’s full editorial review to learn about the key instructional features of this product, including to what degree it supports students with specific learning needs. Learning List has also reviewed the material’s technology compatibility.

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Since 2009, Shmoop has been a digital publishing company with a point of view. The believe that if students enjoy the learning process, they will do it more. The company’s intention is to  balance a teen-friendly, approachable style with academically rigorous materials to help students understand why they should care. Information in this section is provided by or adapted from Shmoop.