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Writing Prompt Table- Student/Parent

Month:

September

November

January

March

Prompt Type:

Benchmark Assessment

Instructional

Benchmark Assessment

Instructional

Genre:

One per genre

Informative/

Explanatory

Narrative or Research

Persuasive/

Argumentative

Research or Narrative

Grades TK-3 and 12th:

Students may use:

 

Writing prompts for grades K-2,

 Benchmark Essay Booklets, or

Writing Prompt Topics

 

*Instruction and practice in this genre is encouraged before the benchmark assessment.

This is not an assignment they have worked on, it’s a blind prompt/assessment

Students may use:

 

Writing prompts for grades K-2,

 Benchmark Essay Booklets, or

Writing Prompt Topics

 

 

* Outlines, rough drafts, revisions strongly encouraged.

 

 

 

 

Students may use:

 

Writing prompts for grades K-2, 

Benchmark Essay Booklets, or

Writing Prompt Topics

 

*Instruction and practice in this genre is encouraged before the benchmark assessment.

 

This is not an assignment they have worked on, it’s a blind prompt/assessment

Students may use:

 

Writing prompts for grades K-2, 

Benchmark Essay Booklets, or

Writing Prompt Topics

*Outlines, rough drafts, revisions strongly encouraged.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grades 4-11:

My Access:

open for benchmark: 9/10-9/21

Up to 90 minutes to complete

 

Complete and print benchmark essay with grade for portfolio.

Directions:

My Access Writing Prompt Instructions for Students/Parents

*Instruction and practice in this genre is encouraged before the benchmark assessment.

 

 

This is not an assignment they have worked on; it’s a blind prompt/assessment.

May use prompts from curriculum,

 Benchmark Essay Booklets, or

Writing Prompt Topics

 

 

Please ask your ES to make a copy and provide you with the following document: “Instructional Writing Support: Collections Performance Based Task Writing Assignments” It is a comprehensive, instructional resource for grades 6-12. (copyrighted)

 

* Outlines, rough drafts, revisions strongly encouraged.

My Access:

open for benchmark:

1/14 - 1/25

Up to 90 minutes to complete

 

 

Complete and print benchmark essay with grade for portfolio.

Directions:

My Access Writing Prompt Instructions for Students/Parents

*Instruction and practice in this genre is encouraged before the benchmark assessment.

 

This is not an assignment they have worked on; it’s a blind prompt/assessment .

May use prompts from curriculum,

 Benchmark Essay Booklets, or

Writing Prompt Topics

Please ask your ES to make a copy and provide you with the following document: “Instructional Writing Support: Collections Performance Based Task Writing Assignments” It is a comprehensive, instructional resource for grades 6-12. (copyrighted)

 

 

 

 

*Outlines, rough drafts, revisions strongly encouraged.

Portfolio:

Fall Sample

No

Spring Sample

No

Grading:

My Access generated

 

 

ES & parent  Rubrics available in:

Benchmark Essay Booklets

 

My Access generated

 

 

ES & parent  Rubrics available in:

Benchmark Essay Booklets,