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colormegreen 09-08-2015 03:51 PM

Prompts
 
Does anyone have any suggestions or books that you use for writing prompts in the resource room? I have 1 8th grade ELA class and they are low so I need basic prompts but not too silly or they won't do them. Should I look for 5/6th grade? prompts or something else?

Any suggestions would be appreciated! Thanks!

Lottalove 09-08-2015 04:35 PM

I am using these for my SpEd high schoolers
 
http://www.dailyteachingtools.com/jo...g-prompts.html

http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/pos...i-actually-use

I usually change it up and/or add a related question and ask for additional details or they try to just write a single sentence or two. I also went over a rubric about how the Journal entry should look.

I found the rubric online as a Word doc and tweaked the points and descriptions to meet our needs. I don't count off for spelling or grammar right now as I am looking more for thoughts ideas and longer writing samples.

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colormegreen 09-14-2015 03:14 PM

Thank you for the websites.


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