Writing an Advice Column - Writing Assignment and Rubric.A writing assignment where the student has to pretend to be a newspaper advice columnist (like Dear Abby or Ann Landers) and respond to a reader's question. A word bank of suggested words will help the writer get started on offering ideas and advice to the reader to help solve their problem. You will get four pages. The first page explains what an advice column is and gives students some background knowledge about Dear Abby and Ann Landers. The second page is an example of an advice column which students can read and note format. The third page is the student assignment sheet and the fourth is a rubric for grading guidelines.
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