30% of our 5th graders scored 10/10 on the writing portion of their FSA!
*Format for FSA writing essay to get that 4-4-2
*Works with informative and opinion prompts
*Easy-to-remember organizer for students
Test time is approaching. Get those perfect scores! I've geared this for the writing portion of the FSA.
Materials address points made in Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) Text-Based Writing and Scoring Implications document provided by state.
This printable packet can be used with any text dependent essay writing. It provides the guides for the students to use when writing, checking, and peer-editing essays. Written to address FSA format for Florida writing test but is also applicable for the text based writing required for common core. It balances text evidence and elaboration- necessary for a high scoring paper.
*Text-based Informational Essay Format- Checklist with description on how to structure text-based informative essay
*Text-based Opinion Essay Format- Checklist with description on how to structure text-based opinion essay
*Main Idea Paragraph Template for Text Dependent Informative/ Opinion Essays-
*Page of different types of transitions
*Guide for Partner/ Group Essay Feedback- "What to Do/ Look For" checklist for self/peer/group feedback (including components of pre writing plan). Great tool to fine-tune completed essays!
*Main Idea Paragraphs- Partner/Group Feedback- 2 per page- Main idea paragraph checklist used to check common errors/ omissions in the paragraphs
*Notes to attach to scored essays for students to use when discussing essay score and implications with parents for both opinion and informative essays
It has been used for prompts on favorite pet, national parks, underwater exploration technology, shorter school weeks, community bike-sharing program, keeping animals in zoos, and how prairie dogs and people are alike.