San Ysidro School District

District Writing Assessment

Writing Prompt Applications

2009-2010

 

GRADE LEVEL

DATE OF ASSESSMENT

WRITING APPLICATION

PROMPT

Kinder

1.      August 19-26

Personal Narrative

What you see on way to school

2.      February 3 5

Personal Narrative

What you like to do for fun

3.      June 9 - 11

Personal Narrative

What you like about school

1st Grade

1.      October 26-28

Personal Narrative

Favorite activity

2.      February 3-5

Expository

Favorite animal

3.      June 9 - 11

Fictional Narrative

Magic flying carpet

2nd Grade

1.      October 26-28

Narrative: Sequence of Events

Funny Story

2.      February 3 5

Friendly Letter

Tell about school

3.      June 9 11

Personal Narrative

time you helped

3rd Grade

1.      October 26-28

Fictional Narrative

Talking Pet

2.      February 3 5

Friendly Letter

Day of the Teacher

3.      June 9 11

Fictional Narrative

Boots-you disappear

4th Grade

1.      October 26-28

Response to Literature

West African Story

2.      December 3- 4

Fictional Narrative: Story

Noise in classroom

3.      February 24-25

Summary

Beaver

4.      June 9 11

Persuasive

Litter at school

5th Grade

1.      October 26-28

Persuasive

After-school activity

2.   February 3 5

Summary or

Pers. Narrative

Article selected by teacher/ Proud of yourself

3.      June 9 11

Persuasive

Someone to give something to you

6th Grade

1.      October 26-28

Persuasive

Go to Movies

2.      February 3 5

Response to Literature

The Challenge

3.      June 9 11

Persuasive

Donations for 6th gr Camp

7th Grade

1.      October 22-29

Narrative

Treasure map

2.      December 14-18

Response to Literature

To Sleep Under the Stars

3.      February 22 26

Persuasive

$$$ to Principal

4.      June 7 11

Narrative

Travel anywhere for 1 wk.

8th Grade

1.      October 22-29

Persuasive

Lunch program

2.      December 14-18

Response to Literature

Malcom X

3.      February 22 26

Business Letter

Community service

4.      June 7 11

Persuasive

School large amount of $$