Have students analyze this PARCC Writing Exemplar for the texts titled Johnny Chuck Finds the Best Thing in the World" and the text titled "Me First".
The Writing Task:
Old Mother Westwind and the Sandwitch both try to teach important lessons to characters in the stories titled “Johnny Chuck Finds the Best Thing in the World” and “Me First”.
Write an essay that explains how Old Mother West Wind’s and the Sandwitch’s words and actions are important to the plots of the stories. Use what you learned about the characters to support your essay.