WRITING PROMPT No. 2
Some young people view celebrities — including professional athletes, actors, and musicians — as role models. Do you think that celebrities are good role models? Explain why or why not. (about 200 words)
CHECKLIST FOR WRITERS
1. I planned my paper before writing.
2. I revised my paper to be sure that the introduction to my paper captures the reader’s attention;
my central idea is supported with specific information and examples that will interest my reader;
the content of my paper relates to my central idea;
my writing is organized in a logical manner;
my sentences are varied and read smoothly;
my word choice develops my purpose and tone; and
the conclusion brings my ideas together without restating.
3. I edited my paper to be sure that
correct grammar is used;
words are capitalized when appropriate;
sentences are constructed and punctuated correctly; and
words are spelled correctly.
4. I reviewed my paper to make sure that it accurately reflects my intentions.