Common Core-Aligned Writing Prompts

These supplementary guides connect our core work with writing prompts that align with the expectations of the Common Core State Standards. Each guide includes specific writing prompts and teaching strategies that ask students to use evidence as they craft a formal argumentative essay. 

Common Core Writing Prompts and Strategies: Holocaust and Human Behavior

Print book,
PDF

This resource provides writing prompts and strategies that align Holocaust and Human Behavior with the expectations of the Common Core State Standards.

Common Core Writing Prompts and Strategies: Choices in Little Rock

Print book,
PDF

This resource provides writing prompts and strategies that align Choices in Little Rock with the expectations of the Common Core State Standards.

Common Core Writing Prompts and Strategies: Civil Rights Historical Investigation

PDF

This resource provides writing prompts and strategies that align Civil Rights Historical Investigations with the expectations of the Common Core State Standard.

Search Our Collection

Everything you need to get started teaching your students about racism, antisemitism and prejudice.