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A Handful of Candy

City/State: Cambridge, MA

Grade(s): 10

Format(s): Album Review

Subject(s): English Language Arts, Performing Arts

Type(s): Argument/Opinion

Writing Assignment Description

This album review was written as a response to a prompt at the Write the World website and was the winning review in this competition.

"Write the World is dedicated to improving the writing of high school students through a global online community and guided interactive process. Young writers are empowered to develop their voices, refine their editing skills, and publish on an international platform. Write the World helps students develop the writing strategies and communication tools essential for success in school, career, and life."

How This Writing Can Be Useful

  • Highlights a unique genre that is appealing to high school students
  • Writing is witty, fun to read, and well-composed

Relevant Resources

Common Core State Standards

Standard Long Term Learning Target
  • I can write an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence.
  • I can produce clear and coherent writing appropriate to task, purpose and audience.
  • I can use correct capitalization, punctuation and spelling to send a clear message to my reader.
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