Academic Prompts

 

An academic prompt is a structured performance task that elicits the studentís creation of a controlled performance or product.The academic prompt represents a task that assesses student knowledge, skills and understanding during the course of a project.These performances and products should align with criteria expressed in a scoring guide or rubric.Successful academic prompts articulate a format, audience, topic/content focus, and purpose (FAT-P).Sample academic prompts, with accompanying rubrics, are found in all instructional guides on the Teach 21 site, http://wveis.k12.wv.us/Teach21/public/Iguide.