EDIT MAIN
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WRITING

SECOND GRADE

Text Types and Purposes::

  • Narrative Writing
    • Structure: Writes sequenced stories with leads, transitions and endings
    • Development: Includes effective word choice and uses details such as feelings, actions and dialogue
  • Informational Writing
    • Structure: Organizes writing in sections to teach about a topic
    • Development: Includes facts, definitions, details, steps or tips about a topic
  • Opinion Writing
    • Structure: Organizes writing to share an opinion using a lead, transitions and an ending
    • Development: Includes details and at least two reasons to persuade a reader

Writing Process:

  • Planning: Generates many ideas and uses strategies to plan writing
  • Revising: Reviews writing to add details
  • Editing: Rereads writing to check for correct use of punctuation and capital letters
  • Spelling: Applies grade-level word study concepts and uses resources to help with spelling
  • Writing Habits: Writes with grade-level stamina, volume and engagement 

THIRD GRADE

Text Types and Purposes:

  • Narrative Writing
    • Structure: Writes sequenced stories with leads, transitions, paragraphs, and endings
    • Development: Includes effective word choice and uses details such as feelings, actions, dialogue or thoughts
  • Informational Writing
    • Structure: Organizes writing in sections and paragraphs to teach about a topic
    • Development: Includes facts, definitions, details, steps, or observations about a topic
  • Opinion Writing
    • Structure: Organizes writing in paragraphs to share an opinion using a lead, transitions and an ending
    • Development: Includes reasons and supports them to persuade a reader and provoke feelings

Writing Process:

  • Planning: Generates many ideas and chooses which ones to include in the planning process
  • Revising: Reviews writing to add details, reorganize or delete parts
  • Editing: Rereads writing to check for correct sentence structure, punctuation and capital letters
  • Spelling: Applies grade-level word study concepts and uses resources to help with spelling
  • Writing Habits: Writes with grade-level stamina, volume and engagement 

FOURTH GRADE

Text Types and Purposes:

  • Narrative Writing
    • Structure: Writes sequenced and focused stories with leads, transitions, paragraphs and endings
    • Development: Includes effective word choice and uses details such as feelings, actions, dialogue, thoughts or figurative language
  • Informational Writing
    • Structure: Organizes writing in sections and paragraphs; uses various text structures to teach about a topic
    • Development: Includes facts, definitions, details, steps, observations, or anecdotes about a topic
  • Opinion Writing
    • Structure: Organizes writing in paragraphs to share an opinion using a lead, transitions and an ending
    • Development: Chooses important reasons, examples and details to convince a reader and provoke feelings

Writing Process:

  • Planning: Generates many ideas and deliberately decides how to plan their writing
  • Revising: Reviews writing to add details, reorganize and delete parts
  • Editing: Rereads writing to check for correct sentence structure, punctuation and capital letters
  • Spelling: Applies grade-level word study concepts and uses resources to help with spelling
  • Writing Habits: Writes with grade-level stamina, volume and engagement