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tatem1
RE: Writing Prompts
Sat Jun 20, 2015 14:06
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I was given prompts throughout school too. I'm pretty sure they are still common place in public education and I doubt that the school system is trying to move away from using them. I would assume prompts are used more frequently with the introduction of the common core and the rising test culture. You made a really good point about Eric; if he had been prompted, he probably wouldn't have written such an impressive and moving letter to his dad.

  • reply to Writing Prompts - Navila Castro, Sat Jun 20 10:44
    I completely agree with allowing students to write without prompts to promote independent thinking. I learned this week that allowing students free range and motivation helps much more than... more
    • RE: Writing Prompts - tatem1, Sat Jun 20 14:06
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