Instructions for “Fast Writes”

Instructions for “Fast Writes”
 Clearly communicate what the students are to write about.
 Give them a minimum number of lines to write (usually ten
 Give them a time limit (usually 5-10 minutes).
 Grade assignments on best effort. Very large writing and
statements of topic are not a “best effort.”
 Students should label their paper with the topic, number of
lines required and the time limit.
 Students should skip every other line while writing.
 Students may pose questions if they do not have enough
previous knowledge to complete the assignment with facts.