Welcome to simple prompts, a place for open-ended writing prompts to help inspire creativity read the faq for basic information, and read below for how to get started remember that this place is just as much about the responses as the prompts themselves please participate by writing responses or by commenting on. This section tests your ability to read drama, verse, or prose fiction excerpts and answer questions about them the second section worth 55% of the total score requires essay responses to three questions, demonstrating your ability to analyze literary works: a poem analysis, a prose fiction passage analysis. Literature circle open-ended discussion prompts events, end of story after reading the whole book, tell us if you would want to be a character in this story, or not make sure you describe at least 3 events from the story and tell giving them grades for reading, writing and math, you will choose different character traits to. So what are open-ended questions open-ended questions ask respondents to provide answers in their own words and are designed to elicit more information than is possible in a multiple choice or other closed-ended format writing a good open-ended question is a tricky balancing act: it should prompt the respondents. Fit in some open ended questions it's best to replace some response with one or two, because that will keep some balance to the equation too much info can overwhelm anyone so know them before you try to test your new script even if it's just writing it out, when you're successful at implementing an open ended. How to answer open-ended essay questions by contributor it's test time, and this one isn't multiple choice your teacher gives you a sheet of paper with a question on it the only problem is, you can't immediately see a definite answer it's time to pull it together and, at the very least, be able to sound like you know what.
Many essay prompts, including the common app's long response, allow you to write on a topic of your choice, which is to say anything at all when you can write about posted in college essay writing tips | comments off on how to handle the open-ended college application essay comments are. This list of 401 prompts (available here in pdf) is now our third iteration of what originally started as 200 prompts for argumentative writing, and it's intended as a companion resource to help teachers and students participate in our annual student editorial contest (in 2017, the dates for entering are march. Although any question can receive a long answer, open questions deliberately seek longer answers in the form of a list, a few sentences or something longer such as a speech, paragraph or essay open questions often begin with words such as what, why, how and describe like every question type, the open-ended.
Here are 20 interesting literature response questions to use for discussion during literature circles or as writing prompts you can get all 64 lit spark question cards here what is the most interesting thing you know about the main character of your book think about a setting in your book if you were in the. Journal writing prompts: these high-interest prompts will encourage kids to describe, explain, persuade, and narrate every day of the school year if you had to escort a visitor from outer space for a 30-minute tour of your community, where would you begin and end 117 be a grape that becomes a raisin: describe how it. Preparing students in writing responses to open-ended questions barbara kapinus textproject the new 2015–2016 assessments written by smarter balanced assessment consortium and the partnership for assessment of readiness for college and careers both heavily feature questions that require.
Utm edld writing prompt scoring rubric 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point 0 points content and organization this section focuses on how you organized your writing in addition, it focuses on how you wrote from beginning to end and checks to see if you used enough details and elaboration. Open-ended: perhaps the most notorious example of an open-ended prompt prospective students might encounter is yale university law school's required 250-word essay that asks applicants to write about a subject of your choice the georgetown university law center has similarly open-ended.
Open ended interview questions open-ended questions are best used when you are trying to learn about a particular subject they are best when engaging in a meaningful conversation some possible situations that call for open-ended questions are a first date, a job interview, an essay-response test, or intimate. Writing prompts for civics, world geography, world history, us history, eco- nomics, and government are aimed at students in the high-school grades where these subjects are generally taught within each category, the sample writing prompts are divided into short-answer questions, open-ended ques- tions, essay. Open-ended questions the ability to ask open-ended questions is very important in many vocations, including education, counselling, mediation, sales, investigative work and journalism an open-ended question is designed to encourage a full, meaningful answer using the subject's own knowledge and/or feelings.