Students are asked to read a poem about the disappointing sensation of waking from a pleasant dream. Then they are asked to write about a time they experienced disappointment over something.
Use this writing prompt to prep students for standardized tests and to chart their progress mastering common core writing standards.
This prompt explains the purpose and context of the writing assignment. Additionally, each prompt contains clarifications, hints and suggestions. There is also a list of expectations consistent with typical standardized common core writing assessments.
After the prompt there is room for brainstorming and the actual essay -- just like on a real standardized test!
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