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April Writing for Teens: Choice Menu with 40 Prompts and More

April Writing for Teens: Choice Menu with 40 Prompts and More
April Writing for Teens: Choice Menu with 40 Prompts and More
April Writing for Teens: Choice Menu with 40 Prompts and More
April Writing for Teens: Choice Menu with 40 Prompts and More
April Writing for Teens: Choice Menu with 40 Prompts and More
April Writing for Teens: Choice Menu with 40 Prompts and More
April Writing for Teens: Choice Menu with 40 Prompts and More
April Writing for Teens: Choice Menu with 40 Prompts and More
Product Description
Need a writing activity for older students that is unique, easy to differentiate, and accomplishes SEVERAL genres of writing?

This highly flexible, choice-oriented project gives students 40 prompts across 8 high-interest topics: Spring, Showers, Earth Day, Poetry, Sports, History, Holidays, and Free Choice.

This project would be particularly beneficial for:
• Counting down until spring break (or returning after)
• A mid-year snapshot of growth
• Building up a writing portfolio
• Variety of writing in between units

Use the provided brainstorming page, rubric, and story starters to make this project easy to implement and assess; adjust the scope of the project to the length of time you need it to occupy. (I am suggesting up to 2 weeks, but it would be simple to lengthen or narrow the focus.)

This 5-page download includes:
Prompts: 2 pages of 40 prompts in 5 genres across 8 topics
Rubric: a Common Core-aligned rubric by genre (including grammar!)
Brainstorming: page of at-a-glance planning across genres
Story Starters: 28 story starters to help with the creative writing component (divided by topic)

CCSS Standards assessed include: W.1, W.2, W.3, W.7, L.2, L.4

*Wait!* This item is INCLUDED in my Writing Prompts for Teens Bundle: a YEAR of Choice Menus! Check it out to save 50%!

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Start a new year or semester strong with other relevant materials:

100 Creative Writing Prompts for Multiple Intelligences
Argumentative Writing Bundle
Informative Writing Bundle: 10 Assignments for Secondary ELA
Creative Writing/Narrative BUNDLE
Essay Mega Bundle

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Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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