- Product Description
This resource was created to be used with the short story, “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst. The Writing Prompt and Rubric provide the students with a persuasive writing task to determine by providing evidence from the text if Doodle was responsible for his brother’s death. The student Writing Prompt is ready to duplicate for classroom use and teacher key for the test is included. Other resources are also available for “The Scarlet Ibis” on my site including a Multiple Choice test (three choices) and a Modified Multiple Choice Test (two choices), a Reading Guide for enhanced Comprehension, and a Story Map for enhanced Comprehension. Tests and all other reading activities have been aligned to Common Core State Standards.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.