In this writing assignment, the students will write a RAFT essay about a destructive force. They will decide on their Role, Audience, Format, and Topic.
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This is not an informational text. There is no information about the destructive forces. Students should use what they have learned in class or research their role independently.
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This product works well with 3rd, 4th and 5th grade writing standards, although it can be adapted for other grades as well! It fits these standards: W.3.1; W.4.1; W.5.1.