This is a checklist for student's to "unpack" the ELA writing prompts for IAR/PARCC. The list includes step-by-step instructions for what to do for the Research Simulation, Literary Analysis, and Narrative prompts.
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Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.