Writing Benchmarking Task

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Writing Benchmarking Task

  1. 1. Writing: Personal Benchmarking<br /><ul><li>Choose a newspaper story and write a description of the accompanying photo or illustration. Imagine you are describing this photo to someone who cannot see it. Perhaps they cannot see at all or perhaps they are just on the other end of the phone. Really try to make this image come alive for them.
  2. 2. Students should be sent home from school whenever the temperature reaches thirty-five degrees. Do you agree with this statement? Explain what you think and some reasons why.
  3. 3. Write a short story which contains a chicken, the moon and a single slice of cheese. The moral of this story should be that you should be careful what you wish for.
  4. 4. Write a letter to yourself as you were ten years ago. Give your-younger-self some advice about what to expect in those ten years.
  5. 5. Tell me about the thing in your life you are most proud of.
  6. 6. Write an application to be on a local youth advisory group about a new skate park. Give reasons why you would be a candidate.
  7. 7. Write formal instructions to put your own trousers on.</li></ul>My skills profile<br />Overall<br />What is important?How well did I do this?Other commentsClarity. A reader should be able to understand what I am writing.Spelling.<br />Write Me a Picture: Newspaper Image<br />What is important?How well did I do this?Other comments<br />Issue response: Home at 35 degrees.<br />What is important?How well did I do this?Other comments<br />Short story writing: The chicken, the moon and the cheese.<br />What is important?How well did I do this?Other comments<br />Letter writing: Letter to yourself.<br />What is important?How well did I do this?Other comments<br />Personal Writing: Proud<br />What is important?How well did I do this?Other comments<br />Application.<br />What is important?How well did I do this?Other comments<br />Instructions<br />What is important?How well did I do this?Other comments<br />

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