(This sample corresponds to the one of the second grade reading selections, What is the World Made Of? , by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld.)
What is the World Made of? Written Response
Focus Question: What important facts did you learn about solids and liquids from this book? Give details from the text to show why these facts are important.
Remember to back up whatever you write in your topic sentence with details from the text that prove your point.