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Demand Writing Prompts Assessments "Easy Grade" | Distance Learning

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3rd - 5th
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    Description

    This demand writing resource arose from a need I had to more frequently assess writing and measure students’ progress on a few key writing skills that our district writing rubric doesn't spell out clearly. I found that these skills were going largely ungraded—and I wasn't seeing my students make enough progress with their writing.

    NOW AVAILABLE WITH FULL DIGITAL SLIDE ACCESS!

    I knew I didn't want to add MORE to my plate—but I knew I needed something. I decided to try a short (8 minutes!) demand writing prompt a few times a week. By making it short, I didn't take away from instructional time, I am able to quickly score it and give feedback, and I can use it to pull strategy groups while I teach our district curriculum. I wanted the rubric right on the page as a reminder for students…much like my other writing prompt resources.

    The difference? This is meant to be a quick snapshot—almost like an entrance slip before a writing class. I figure I can give up 8 minutes a few times a week if it will help me to help my students, right?

    I figure by giving students a starting topic, we wouldn't waste time thinking of topics either—and each topic should be something that students really can write a decent “quick write” about. This isn't meant to be a full essay—just a quick write to check some important skills.

    This bundled set offers all 4 of the "Great Eight" demand writing prompt resources at a dramatically reduced price. This bundle can give you snapshots of your students' writing progress throughout the year--mix and match the prompts as you see fit because the rubric stays the same! No matter how packed your curriculum, this takes just 8 minutes to do…and seriously about a half hour to score…It's worth it!

    See also the four individual sets.

    Great Eight: Curriculum Prompts

    Great Eight: Seasonal Prompts

    Great Eight: Opinion Prompts

    Great Eight: High Interest Prompts

    All rights reserved by ©The Teacher Studio. Purchase of this resource entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages in limited quantities for single classroom use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or commercial purposes is strictly forbidden without written permission from the author at fourthgradestudio@gmail.com. Additional licenses are available at a reduced price.

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    Standards

    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
    Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
    Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
    Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
    Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

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