Writing

Poetry Composition Prompt

Contributor: Josh Nisley | File type : Document

An assignment in which high school literature students compose an original poem that imitates the form and style of an early American poem. The assignment could be adapted for any literary period or s... Read More

Scarlet Letter Character Analysis Prompt

Contributor: Josh Nisley | File type : Teaching Material

A writing prompt describing how to write an analysis of a character from Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, The Scarlet Letter. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Autobiography Project

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These materials are designed to help advanced student writers complete an in-depth autobiography project. The series includes writing guides and prompts for each of the seven chapters and supporti... Read More

Autobiography Chapter 5: Significant Events and Developments

This writing guide prompts students to recall and record significant experiences in their adolescent and teen years. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Autobiography Chapter 6: Who Are You?

This writing guide prompts students to reflect on their identity, personality, and character. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Autobiography Chapter 7: Looking Forward

This writing guide prompts students to discuss their dreams, plans, and expectations for the future. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Autobiography Revision Checklist

A checklist that enables students to review, evaluate, and revise their autobiographies. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Grading Categories for Autobiography Project

A handout that describes and details the grading categories for the autobiography project. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Reasons to Write an Autobiography

This handout provides a rationale for writing an autobiography. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Personal Essay Rubric

Contributor: Lucy Miller

A rubric for grading personal narrative essays. The rubric is specifically designed for essays relating an amusing incident, but can be adapted for any topic. Download this worksheet now or read it... Read More