Students read a literary and informational paired set of passages and answer written response questions related to the topic of the paired passages.
This resource includes:
• 2 paired passages (one literary and one informational)
• 24 writing response task cards with sample answer response cards
• 3 writing prompts for narrative, expository, and persuasive writing
• Student Completion Chart
• BONUS: 6 Traits for Writing Wall Charts
It is Common Core with each task card written on a different Depth of Knowledge (DOK) level for each standard covered. Students focus on a specific standard to learn, to remediate, or enrich.
Students also write a narrative, expository, and/or persuasive essay where they respond to a prompt related to the literary and informational set of passages. Students fill in the task log on their Student Completion Chart.
1. Diagnostic: use the written response tasks as a diagnostic to determine each students level of writing on a specific standard.
2. Guided (teacher-led) Literacy Station: use the written response tasks in a guided (teacher-led) literacy station to scaffold students’ reading and writing skills.
3. Reading and Writing Literacy Station: use the written response tasks in a reading and writing literacy station.
4. Formative or Summative assessment: use the writing prompts as a formative or summative assessment.
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