This Writing Prompt was created using a text excerpt from Sailing Home: A Story of a Childhood at Sea.
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.
Students must read the following prompt and write a well-organized composition of at least three paragraphs.
This writing prompt asks students to imagine what it would be like to take a class field trip to the John Ena for a week.
Write a well-organized composition of at least three paragraphs persuading your teacher to plan a field trip to the John Ena for a week. Be sure to use convincing reasons, facts, and examples from the text to support your argument.
This prompt is 8 pages long and includes:
The Cover, (2) pages of text, (1) writing prompt direction page, (1) brainstorming page, (2) rough draft pages, and (2) final draft pages.