Your writing assessments and prompts in October are COMPLETE and ready to go with the materials in this packet! Prewriting and publishing materials are included, as well as a comprehensive scoring rubric that will work for all writing assessments. Use one per week, and integrate it with your grammar/skills lessons. The prompts are engaging, and aligned with TEKS and CCSS standards. There are FIVE writing prompts: one of each for narrative, informational, persuasive, explanatory, and poetry.
Included in the packet:
*A persuasive writing prompt based on the launch of Sputnik (October 4, 1957), including 2 pre-writing sources, and lined publishing pages for each month
*A narrative writing prompt based on Make a Difference Day (October 25th), including 3 pre-writing sources, and TWO options for publishing - a publishable booklet to gift or add to your classroom library OR lined publishing pages
*An expository/informational prompt based on Columbus Day, including 3 pre-writing sources, and lined publishing pages
*A poetry writing prompt based Halloween, including 2 pre-writing sources, and a lined publishing page
*An explanatory prompt based on the NBA and NHL (both seasons begin in October), including 2 pre-writing resources, and lined publishing pages
*A versatile scoring rubric, based on the 6 Traits, that will work for all genres of writing.
The publishing pages are cute, and can be displayed on a bulletin board! This packet is perfect for selecting the best of students' writing for monthly samples that can be included in student portfolios.
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