Prompts That Provide All the Elements Students Need to Start Writing: A Role, Audience, Format, Topic, and Strong Verb
By Ruth Culham and Amanda Wheeler
Looking for ways to build students' writing proficiency, content knowledge, and test-taking skills? Try R.A.F.T.S., a classroom-tested technique for creating focused writing prompts. Each prompt provides students with the baseline information they need to start writing: a role, audience, format, topic, and strong verbs.
R.A.F.T.S. make expectations clear so students can apply writing traits with confidence and creativity.
The Content Area edition contains 45 R.A.F.T.S., organized by science, math, social studies, and other subjects, with guidelines for using them and reproducible versions.