WriteWell©

Third Grade

 

  

Teachers In Action!

Click to view a Compare and Contrast lesson.

Click to view Ms. Smith's Compare and Contrast lesson.

Click to view Mrs. Goulding's Personal Narrative with Turning Points lesson.

 


 

WriteWell© Alignment with Common Core State Standards

Third Grade Alignment

 

MTSS Within WriteWell

 

 

Grade Level Minilessons for Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage

 

Directions for Minilessons


 

INFORMATIONAL READING LESSONS


 

M-STEP ESSAY


 

Google Conferring Form

 

 

Units of Study

Number of Sessions 

Unit 1:

Notebooking

Skill: Writing fluency

Suggested Notebooking Directions

 

10

Unit 2:

Narrative Writing 

Genre: Personal Narrative with Turning Points

 

18

ReadWell

Unit 1:

Reading, Understanding, and Synthesizing Across Multiple Texts

 

16

Unit 3:

Explanatory Writing

Genre: Explanatory Essay

 

20

Unit 4:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Realistic Fiction

 

20

Unit 5:

Learning from Authors

Author Study: Gloria Whelan

 

5

Unit 6:

Opinion Writing

Genre: Opinion Letter

 

14

Unit 7:

Informational Writing

Genre: Presenting Information Using New Technologies

 

22

Unit 8:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Poetry/Free Verse

 


13 

Optional Unit of Study

Storyboarding

Genre: Narrative Writing

         16

Pre and Post Assessments

Formative Assessments designed to evaluate students' ability to read and write on demand.

 

Writing Pre Assessment

 

 

Writing Post Assessment

 

 

Self-Assessment Overview

 

 

Anchor Sets

 

 

Rubrics

 

 

Holistic Research Rubric

 

 

Informative Explanatory Writing Rubric

 

 

Informative Explanatory Rubric Checklist (Student Friendly)

 

 

Scoring Informative-Explanatory Writing (Grade 2-5)

 

 

Narrative Writing Rubric

 

 

Narrative Writing Rubric Checklist (Student Friendly)

 

 

Opinion Writing Rubric

 

 

Opinion Writing Rubric Checklist (Student Friendly)

 

 
 

Old MEAP Assessments (Not recommended for 2014-15 school year)

 

Units of Study to Prepare Students for Statewide Assessments

 

ReadWell Unit 2: This is a reading unit of study to be completed during your reading instructional time at the beginning of the school year.

Getting Ready for Statewide Assessments in Reading

Genre: Reading and Responding to Test Prompts 

16

Session 15:  PowerPoint Presentation

 

 

Beginning-of-Year

Student Packet

Student Answer Sheet

Teacher Answer Key

 

 

Middle-of-Year

Student Packet

Student Answer Sheet

Teacher Answer Key

 

 

End-of-Year  

Student Packet

Student Answer Sheet

Teacher Answer Key

 

 
  

Revising and Editing in Context

Skill: Answering Multiple Choice Items

8

Session 1:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 2:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 3:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 4:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 5:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 6:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 7:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 8:  PowerPoint Presentation

 

 

Constructing a Peer Response

Genre: Writing to a Test Prompt

7

Session 1:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 2:  PowerPoint Presentation
Session 3:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 4:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 5:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 6:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 7:  PowerPoint Presentation

 

 

Narrative Writing

Genre: Writing to a Test Prompt

 

10

Informational Writing: Comparative Essay

Genre: Writing to a Test Prompt

 

10

Rubrics for Writing

Scoring rubrics and checklists designed to provide formative and summative data on students' writing achievement.

 
Grade 2-8 MEAP Writing Rubrics and Checklists