INCLUDES A PDF AND A POWERPOINT VERSION FOR EASY EDITING.
SUGGESTION: Read the assigned passages as a class then allow students to practice working with the PARCC prompts on the slides by writing JUST an intro paragraph of the essay.
*** Passage are NOT included, but can be found online at:http://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/english/ OR http://www.louisianabelieves.com/resources/library/practice-tests)
This product includes a Powerpoint of a mix of grades 4th - 8th grade sample PARCC prompts from 2015 & 2016 practice tests.
Each slides includes a sample prompt. The directions say to read the passages and write a sample intro paragraph. It includes a hint, which is to find the sentence in the prompt that tells them what to write and RESTATE it in their thesis statement.
I include sample thesis statements for the first five.