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Conferring Cycle 3: Standardized Tests
Day 5: How do I know what to write?
Challenge: Plan to help your students develop the skills necessary to understand the task in a writing prompt. Gather several prompts to give students practice with identifying the key parts of a prompt so they are comfortable making decisions as writers when faced with the actual test prompt.
What part of understanding the task is most difficult for your students when faced with a writing prompt?
How will you help your students develop a full understanding of the task presented to them in a writing prompt?