This short answer response uses the acronym R.A.C.E. to train students how to write a detailed and thorough response to a short answer question. It asks them to restate the question as they answer it, cite the text, and explain how the evidence proves their answer is true.
This specific question asks students to analyze the purpose of the figurative language in the short story, "Eleven," by Sandra Cisneros.
This download includes a regular template and two different options modified with sentence stems for your striving learners. (Differentiation in one download!) It also includes a grading scale and an answer key.