Sixth Grade End-of-Year Writing Assessment Directions: Read the articles about César Chávez



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Sixth Grade

End-of-Year Writing Assignment



César Chávez



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How would you describe César Chávez?


Write an essay describing his character traits.

Sixth Grade

End-of-Year

Writing Assessment

Directions:

  • Read the articles about César Chávez.




  • How would you describe César Chávez?  Write an essay that describes the character traits of César Chávez.  




  • Create a rubric (or use a template that is provided) to set goals for your writing and to self-assess your writing after the essay is completed.




  • Create an outline (or use an outline that is provided) to help guide your work.




  • In your essay, write an inference/claim that describes the character traits of César Chávez.  




  • List evidence from the texts to support your inference/claim.




  • Use the Extended RACE Format to complete this assignment.



  • Write as much as you can, as quickly as you can.




  • Write your inference/claim in your introduction.

  • Use transition words and writing prompts to start new paragraphs and to introduce and explain new examples from the text.

  • Give many examples from the text as your evidence to support your inference/claim.

  • Write a compelling conclusion.




  • Check your writing for:

    • spelling

    • capitalization of proper nouns

    • capitalization of the beginning of sentences

    • punctuation

    • indentation of each new paragraph

    • interesting word choice

    • See the rubric for more details of expectations.

César Chávez Biography

http://www.biography.com/people/cesar-chavez-9245781

APA Style


Cesar Chavez. (2015). The Biography.com website. Retrieved 03:44, May 14, 2015, from http://www.biography.com/people/cesar-chavez-9245781.

Harvard Style


Cesar Chavez. [Internet]. 2015. The Biography.com website. Available from: http://www.biography.com/people/cesar-chavez-9245781 [Accessed 14 May 2015].

MLA Style


"Cesar Chavez." Bio. A&E Television Networks, 2015. Web. 14 May 2015.



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