8th Grade Informative Prompts
You have read [piece of fiction].
Write an essay explaining how the author of [title] develops the points of view of the characters and ho the characters help develop what you think is the theme of [title]. Use evidence from [title] to support your analysis of this text.
You have read [two or more pieces] about [topic].
Write an essay in which you demonstrate how each piece emphasizes a different aspects of [topic] and explain how these [individuals, events, or ideas about the selected topic] are indeed connected. Use evidence from the texts to support your explanation.