4. Timed Writing Essay

Unit Goals:

  • Demonstrate ability to adapt the writing process to an abbreviated time frame.
  • Analyze an essay exam question to understand what the question is looking for by recognizing cues and by interpreting and responding to key terms.
  • Produce a written document, written under time constraint, that responds effectively to the prompt and that exhibits a clear thesis, coherent organization, and content appropriate to the question.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge to new concepts. 



Sample Timed Writing Prompt

Timed Writing Instructor’s Daily Lesson Plan

Timed Writing Grading Rubric


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