|Posted by tcampopiano on September 1, 2014 at 9:05 AM|
Short Constructed Responses
READ, analyze the questions or prompt. Look for key words, such as describe, explain, compare, or define. These words tell you how to answer the question. Read the passage and underline the main ideas.
PLAN, organize your ideas and thoughts. It is a good idea to create a graphic organizer for your thoughts. For example, a web, columns, or other organizer that you are comfortable with.
WRITE, your ideas you've organized into complete sentences onto draft paper. Be sure to have an introduction and a conclusion.
REVIEW AND EDIT, check your draft to make sure you've answered the quesion/prompt completely and accurately. Check your response for spelling and grammar errors.:)