Free tools to make your students better writers and readers.

NEW, a non-profit, provides free literacy activities that build reading comprehension, writing, and language skills for elementary, middle, and high school students.

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Writing Across the Curriculum: Quill's nonprofit mission is to now build both reading and writing skills through free, OER content across the curriculum. Over the coming years, we will be building a library of free ELA, social studies, and science activities that engage students in deeper thinking through writing prompts that provide immediate feedback.

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Quill Reading for Evidence


Provide your students with nonfiction texts paired with AI-powered writing prompts, instead of multiple-choice questions, to enable deeper thinking.

Students read a nonfiction text and build their comprehension through writing prompts, supporting a series of claims with evidence sourced from the text. Quill challenges students to write responses that are precise, logical, and based on textual evidence, with Quill coaching the student through custom, targeted feedback on each revision so that students strengthen their reading comprehension and hone their writing skills.

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Culture & Society Topics

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"Should Schools Have Grade Requirements for Student Athletes?"

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Science Topics

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"How Does Eating Meat Impact Global Warming?"

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Social Studies Topics

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U.S. History

World History

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Quill Connect

Help your students advance from fragmented and run-on sentences to complex and well structured ones.

Using the evidence-based strategy of sentence combining, students combine multiple ideas into a single sentence. They then receive instant feedback designed to help them improve their clarity and precision.

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Quill Lessons

The Quill Lessons tool enables teachers to lead whole-class and small-group writing instruction.

Teachers control interactive slides that contain writing prompts, and the entire class responds to each prompt. Each Quill Lessons activity provides a lesson plan, writing prompts, discussion topics, and a follow up independent practice activity.

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Quill Diagnostic

Quickly determine which skills your students need to work on with our diagnostics.

The diagnostics cover vital sentence construction skills and generate personalized learning plans based on the student’s performance.

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Quill Proofreader

Proofreader teaches your students editing skills by having them proofread passages.

Students edit passages and receive personalized exercises based on their results. With over 100 expository passages, Proofreader gives students the practice they need to spot common grammatical errors.

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Quill Grammar

Students practice basic grammar skills, from comma placement to parallel structure.

Quill Grammar has over 150 sentence writing activities to help your students. Our activities are designed to be completed in 10 minutes so you have the freedom to use them in the way that works best for your classroom.

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How Quill Works

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Set up your classroom, without IT

You can quickly and easily set up your classroom in Quill by inputting student names or providing students with a unique code. If you use Google Classroom or Clever, you can automatically set up your classroom with one click.

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Choose activities

Decide if you want your students to proofread passages, combine sentences, or complete a diagnostic. Use our ten minute activities as building blocks during your classroom instruction.

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Use easy-to-consume reporting

Use our reporting to spot trends and identify growth opportunities. Monitor comprehension on specific writing standards.

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Get immediate feedback for your students

Save time grading and watch your students correct their mistakes instantly.

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Intervene where students struggle

See exactly where your students need intervention with our comprehensive reports.


Differentiate learning to meet the
needs of all students

Assign specific activities for ELLs and students with learning differences.

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Engage students with adaptive activities

Challenge students with questions that automatically adapt based on their previous responses.

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Align with the Common Core Standards

Easily meet Common Core language standards with our aligned activities.

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Easily sign up with Google Classroom

With one click all of your students and classes will be imported.

Over 100 concepts totaling 50 hours of quality curriculum.

Parallel Structure Capitalization Subordinating Conjunctions Coordinating Conjunctions Commas Prepositions Pronoun Reference Run-ons Subject-Verb Agreement Verb Tense Commonly Confused Words Progressives Irregular Plurals + 100 More!

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Quill in the Classroom

"I started using Quill because it fit right into my daily curriculum."


"With interesting passages and immediate feedback, my students really feel like they’re learning."


"Using Quill has opened up more conversations between me and my students, in terms of how to write better and what the student needs to practice."


"I've seen tremendous improvement in the proficiency of my students and the quality of their writing."


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