It is important to promote writing across the disciplines. Sometimes it is difficult to come up with writing prompts. These task cards are specific to secondary science and they cover cell processes such as osmosis, passive and active transport, cellular respiration, photosynthesis, cell cycle, mitosis and meiosis. There are also writing prompts which ask specifically about the organelles involved.
The prompts are in pdf file format and by adjusting the page settings during printing you can print 6 or more / less prompts per page. This activity can be used as a bell ringer, pop quiz or closing.
It is a good exercise to make the brief students write longer and the novel writers write shorter answers. There are 30 writing prompts with instructions as to how many sentences they should write.