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This product contains the sample writing assessment that I am selling for a $1. Do not purchase both this file and the $1 writing assessment.
Four (4) provided reading passages:
Majestic Mountains, Flesch-Kincaid reading level 5.8
Blinding White Blizzards, Flesch-Kincaid reading level 5.8
S S S s s s s Snakes, Flesch-Kincaid reading level 6.0
Of the People, By the People, For the People, Flesch-Kincaid reading level 8.0
Three (3) Internet-based reading passages:
Taking Care of Your Pet, Flesch-Kincaid reading level 5.6
Internet Safety Tips, Flesch-Kincaid reading level 5.3
Healthy Snacks for Children, Flesch-Kincaid reading level 5.6
(You MUST download these three passages from the Internet. I will be happy to find or redo any passages to links that fail and upload the file.)
Three prompts based on each passage: 1 narrative, 1 informational, 1 opinion. (21 writing prompts in 3 genres)
Each prompt is on a blank planning sheet for prewriting, brainstorming, or planning activities.
Two-page lined drafting paper
Two-page lined final copy paper
Sample grading rubric
Use the time frames that your county/state encourages. This is roughly a 2-hr time frame, but your school system might structure their writing assessment differently. Follow the system that your students will most likely be tested on.
6th7th 8th Grade Common Core ReadingELA Test-Prep Informational-Standards
6th Grade Common Core Reading/ELA Test Prep RI1 and RI2