RAFT Science Examples

ROLE
AUDIENCE
FORMAT
TOPIC/STRONG VERB
Voltage
Self
Diary
Justify why you don't change when your friends Current and Resistance do
Electron
Other electrons
Travelog
Describe your journeys through a simple light bulb circuit
Static Electric Charge
Person
Greeting Card
Announce your arrival
Scientist
The Community
Speech
Urge community to stop polluting the environment
Shrimp
General Public
Song
Persuade fisherman to use more sustainable business practices
Atmosphere
General Public
& Automotive
Companies
TV/Internet
Commercial
Encourage the use of more environmentally friendly efficient form of transportation
Nucleotide
Other Nucleotides
Classified Ad
Seeking the perfect partner
Parent Cell
Daughter Cells
Recipe
Construct a delicious protein
Galapagos Finches
Island
Poem
Thanking for resources
Atom
911 Operator
Emergency Call
Report a stolen electron
Weather Man
Local Population
News Broadcast
Warn against impending natural disaster
Oil Drop
Water
Break-up Letter
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Tree
Leaves
Eulogy
Apologize for Fall and the demise of the first leaf
Fruit
Flower
Advice column
Reflect on the changes that are going to happen after pollination
Plant
Sugar Molecules
Advertisement
Convince sugar molecules to move from the leaves to the roots
Invasive Species
CEO of ecosystem
Resume
Convince about your invasive abilities and your potential impact on the ecosystem corporation
Ecosystem police/conservationist
The Community
Wanted Poster
Incriminate the invasive species to inform the community about the negative impact of the invasive species
Native Species
The Community
Testimony
Argue/plead for the removal of the invasive species based on their negative impact on the community
Killer Whales (Defendant)
Seals (Plaintiff)
Closing Statement in Judge Judy's court
Defend why you play an important role in the marine egosystem
Alcohol (In thermometers)
Thermometers
News story
Construct a news story that explains the importance of alcohol to thermometers and why mercury isn't used anymore.
Solid
Liquid
Anti-drug Advertisment
Warn of the dangers of melting
Energy Transfer
Molecules
Amusement loud-speaker announcement
Argue to change phase
Solid
Gas
NPR Announcement
Criticize the Energy level of Gas
Eurasian Water Milfoil
Other members of a lake or pond
Thank you note
Show appreciation for the unoccupied niche and overall lack of competition
A Mayfly
Midwest Industry
A wanted poster
Convince them that their pollution is contributing to acidification of waterways
One of Darwin's finches
Another one of Darwin's finches of the opposite sex
Love letter
Persuade the other finches that your beak style is superior to the others on the island
Baseball Bat
Jury
Defense Statement
Defend your position that the fight was mutual, not just you hit the ball
Potential Energy
Kinetic Energy
Country Song (a lament)
Describe how we don't go together; as I am on the rise, you are on the fall
Windmills
John Q. Public
Slogans (3)
Create an ad campaign for wind power
Pendulum
Lost Energy
Eulogy
Explain where energy went, how it was lost, and how it changed you
Ozone Layer
Carbon dioxide
Complaint Letter
Warn about the consequences of increased carbon dioxide emissions on the Earth
Algae
Nitrogen
Classified Ad
Clarify the role Nitrogen plays in eutrophication
Ocean
Sewage Plant
Petition
Justify why the sewage plant should not dump waste into the oceans
Mouse
Owl
Final Plea
Make your final life plea to the owl, who is looking forward to dining on you for his next meal. Tell him why you deserve to life. Suggest something else for him to eat instead.
Any part of a food chain
A new, foreign plant or animal that is threatening your environment
Persuasive Letter
Persuade the foreign plant or animal, who has newly invaded your environment, why they should and must leave.
Omnivore
Yourself
Diary entry
Write a diary entry about your daily meal choices. How do you decide what to eat for which meals of the day.
Snake
The rest of your environment
Wanted poster
Create a wanted poster to help you capture the overly hungry snake in your environment, who is eating more than his fair share of mice and moles. If he is not captured, how and where will you find food for yourself?
Screw
Architect
Love letter
Peruse a relationship
Lever
All other simple machines
Eulogy
Reflect on your feelings of loss due to the death of your fulcrum
Wheel
Axle
Complaint letter
Reprimand the axle for not doing its job properly
Earth
Moon
Love letter
Explain relationship
Pluto
Self
Diary
Ponder why it is no longer a planet
All the planets
Sun
Thank-you note
Reflect on the Sun's importance
Earth
Saturn
Complaint
Scrutinize their position and characteristics
Carbon Atom
Hydrogen Bond
Personal Ad
Charm to find True Love
Ion
Ionic Bond
Thank you card
Share feelings of gratitude for providing a place to stay
Inert Gas
Covalent Bond
Petition
Membership to the "What's Mine is Yours" (WMIY) Club
Apple Growers
Markets
Proposal
Inform the markets on how they can meet the needs and wants of the consumers based on what type of apples the consumer wants or needs
Apple Tree
Self
Diary
Describe your feelings and events as you are waiting to bear fruit
Parts of the Apple Flower
Other parts of the apple flower
editorial
defend and justify why they are an essential part of the apple flower

RAFT Math Examples

ROLE
AUDIENCE
FORMAT
TOPIC/STRONG VERB
Tangent Graph
To Self
Diary
Contemplate why I am so different, if sine and cosine are my parents.
Non-right Triangle
The Right Triangle Company
Resume
Convince the company our areas and missing measurements can still be calculated
Trigonometric Identities
Pythagoras
Thank you letter
Express gratitude to their founding father
Right Triangle
Pythagorean theorem
Love letter
Describe your relationship
Perpendicular Line
Parallel line
Debate
Proclaim and defend your superiority
Circle
Triangle
Public notice
Announce the arrival of a new family of triangles to the neighborhood
Scalene Triangle
Equilateral Triange
Slogan
Persuade to accept you as a triangle
Data
Graph
Thank you note
Describe how a graph helps you
Parallelogram
Rhombus
Last will & testament
Divulge the characteristics left behind by parent (parallelogram) to child (rhombus)
SSA
HL
Complaint letter
Implicate HL as being an imposter
AA
Similar Triangle Proof Students
Advertisement
Convince students that AA is the best way to prove similar triangles
Line
Interviewer for Job as Parallel Line
Application
Describe your qualifications to be parallel line
Square-King of quadrilaterals
Self
Diary
Boast why you are superior to other quadrilaterals
Any Trig Function
Therapist
Therapy Session
Express feelings about their reciprocal trig function
Side-Angle
An Angle or Side
Personal Ad
Looking to find a missing family member