This Writing Prompt was created using a text excerpt from Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Slippery Salamander.
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.
Imagine that you are a reporter for the Idaville Newspaper. Your job is to write a newspaper article describing the details about the case. Be sure to include specific evidence from the text, so readers will know what happened at the local aquarium.
This writing prompt also asks students to use evidence from the passage to support their opinion.
This prompt is 8 pages long and includes:
The Cover, 1 text, writing prompt direction page, brainstorming page, two rough draft pages, and two final draft pages.