The Answer - Cite - Explain (ACE) writing strategy is designed to help students their answers and expand their thinking to create a well constructed paragraph. Students between 6th to 12th grade are targeted for this instructional strategy.
I teach third grade, and truly believe the basis of all great writing begins When kiddos are faced with constructed response questions, they need to focus on their answers, but it also helps to answer the question right away.
I can teach the strategy of RACE to help my students answer constructed response questions. Consistency in use of a common strategy in K-5 (RACE, ACE, etc) Quotations around citing begins in 5 th grade. Practice writing a response - or better yet, ask a colleague to read the passage and answer the question. How to Answer Constructed Response or Short Answer