Sample writing prompts the make-an-argument prompt presents an opinion on an issue and asks the students to address the issue from any perspective they wish, so long as they provide relevant reasons and examples to explain and support their views on topics such as: government funding would be better spent on. Journal writing prompts: these high-interest prompts will encourage kids to describe, explain, persuade, and narrate every day of the school year give an example 126 what if you were named principal for the week what would you do 127 if you could only speak twenty words for the rest of your life, what words. Grade 8 writing prompts page 1 december 2015 where is one place in the world you would like to visit explain why you would want to visit this place, and what you would want to do or see once you arrive include specific details and examples in your response write about someone who has shared wisdom and. Some people think the country is the best place to live others think it is better to live in a city what do you think where is the best place to live perhaps you think both places are good for different reasons write to convince a reader of your opinions • start with an introduction an introduction lets a reader know what. Introduction to writing prompts, scoring rubrics, and sample responses overview of the north carolina writing assessment (grade 7) the north carolina writing assessment is administered to all seventh-grade students the assessment consists of one prompt that asks students to compose an.
In 2012, in addition to the elements of focus, organization, support, and conventions described in the rubrics, the scoring decisions for fcat writing included expanded expectations regarding the following: (1) increased attention to the correct use of standard english conventions and (2) increased attention to the quality of. The directions below are representative of what students will encounter on test day the essay gives you an opportunity to show how effectively you can read and comprehend a passage and write an essay analyzing the passage in your essay, you should demonstrate that you have read the passage carefully, present a. Grade 5 writing prompts page 1 november, 2012 write a story about what happens suppose you had the opportunity to travel anywhere you wanted write to explain where you would go and why think about something you would like to for example, you may have worked hard to win a game, make money for.
Writing assessments are fully supportive of new jersey's secondary education goals what follows are two sample hspa expository prompts to illustrate the basic format of these hspa prompts expository writing is an integral part of the new jersey core curriculum content standards (njcccs) for lal and should already. How about these: write about the best/worst day in your life who were your heroes when you grew up how do you feel about them today write a story about your scariest adventure you can find prompts like these and many others in re:fiction. What are essay prompts essay prompts are statements that focus on a topic or an issue, followed by questions the purpose of an essay prompt is to inspire a response in the form of an essay, which will test your writing, reasoning, and analytical skills essay prompts are frequently used in english composition and. Writing component of sc ready writing component the writing prompt will be a “text-dependent analysis” (or tda) item this type of item requires that students read a piece of text or passage and draw upon that text for their written links to samples of tda items with student responses are given below: grade 3.
And last, check some of the model essays provided in this book there are sample essays available for all of the bold-faced prompts throughout the book the samples provide a look at a top essay, a middle-of-the road essay, and a low -scoring essay you can use these as benchmarks to compare and contrast your writing. Brainstorm about what the prompt is asking you to write about make sure you don't try to cover so much that 5 paragraphs is inadequate you should also avoid a focus that's so narrow that you have problems coming up with 5 paragraphs for example, for explain camping to a person who has never.
Example 1 and at the end of the sample test here (pg 54-55): example 2 if you' re looking for a bit more practice, supertutortv has developed two more prompts to help you prepare: write a unified, coherent essay in which you evaluate multiple perspectives on the topic described in your essay, be sure.
In the writing tests, students are provided with a 'writing stimulus' (sometimes called a prompt – an idea or topic) and asked to write a response in a particular text type to date the text types that 407kb) used to prompt the writing samples in the marking guide are both available for download note: the persuasive writing. The act® writing test gives you several options when making a decision about your writing, so we've put together this list of prompts created especially for you, these writing essay prompts are a great way to practice for the act writing test each has these are just two of the three prompts you'll find in this essay sample. Writing prompts for middle school middle school expository/informative prompts 1 write an essay explaining why someone you care about is important to you 4 dress for success is a phrase all of us have heard for example, it could be playing a favorite sport or participating in a hobby write a composition in which. All rights reserved ets, the ets logo, graduate record examinations, and gre are registered trademarks of educational testing service (ets) in the united states and other countries graduate record examinations® sample responses and reader commentaries for analytical writing prompts in.