This 4th Grade Writing Prompt was created using a text excerpt from Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride.
Because the format of this writing prompt follows the same format as the transitional iLEAP/LEAP/PARCC assessment, it serves as excellent practice for third and fourth grade students.
This text is an excerpt from the story, Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride which describes the daring adventures of two famous women.
Through this text, students will find out that Amelia and Eleanor were best friends in real life and they really did take a flight together on April 20, 1933.
Students must read the following prompt and write a well-organized composition of at least three paragraphs.
Imagine that you were a passenger in the back of the plane that Amelia and Eleanor flew to Baltimore and back.
Now write a composition describing what it was like to be a secret passenger in an airplane flown by the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean, Amelia Earhart.
This prompt is 7 pages long and includes:
The Cover, (1) pages of text, (1) writing prompt direction page, (1) brainstorming page, (2) rough draft pages, and (2) final draft pages.