Common Core Writing Topic: Smokejumpers
This Writing Prompt was created using a text excerpt from Smokejumpers"Life Fighting Fires."
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 prompt requires students to read a text describing the hazards of being a smokejumper. Students are asked to imagine themselves as a smokejumper and then to tell about their experiences.
This prompt is 7 pages long and includes:
The text, writing prompt direction page, brainstorming page, two rough draft pages, and two final draft pages.