Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Topic: Standards for Writing, Grade 4.

10-second review, Grades 3, 4, 5: Opinions, informative writing and narrative writing. Introduce topic, details, provide sense of closure. Short research. From simple notes to summaries and paraphrases. Plan, revise, edit. Purpose and audience.

Title:  “CCSSI (Common Core State Standards Initiative) for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies and Science.” March 10, 2010, p. 12, 13. You will find the standards at

Grade 4:
Opinions about a topic  Facts and details that support reasons.

Informative writing. State topic clearly. Group related information in paragraphs. Provide conclusion.

Narratives: Establish a situation. Introduce narrator and characters. Use dialogue and description. External behavior and internal responses to event.

Use concrete and sensory words and phrases.

Satisfying conclusion.

Appropriate purpose and audience.

Plan, revise, edit.

Short, focused research. Different aspects of a single topic.

Take notes. Categorize evidence. Basic bibliographic information.

Write responses to literary or informational sources.

Write for a range of purposes and audiences.

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