WriteWell©

Sixth Grade

 

  

WriteWell© Alignment with Common Core State Standards

Sixth Grade Alignment

 

MTSS Within WriteWell

 

 

Grade Level Minilessons for Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage

 

Directions for Minilessons


 

INFORMATIONAL READING LESSONS

Introduction to Guided Informational Reading Lessons


 

Units of Study

Number of Sessions 

Unit 1:

Notebooking

Skill: Writing Fluency

 

Suggested Notebooking Directions

 

10

ReadWell

Unit 1:

Reading, Understanding and Synthesizing Across Multiple Texts

 

16

Unit 2:

Explanatory Writing

Genre: Explanatory Essay

 

20

Unit 3:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Poetry/Free Verse

 

CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO OF A POETRY LESSON BEING TAUGHT.

     

14

Unit 4:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Adventure

 

18

Unit 5:

Learning from Authors

Author Study: Jean Craighead George

 

5

Unit 6:

Informational Writing

Genre: Presenting Information Using New Technologies

 

22

Unit 7:

Argument Writing

Genre: Argument Essay

 


14

Pre and Post Assessments

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

 

Writing Pre-Test

 

 

Writing Self-Assessment

 

 

Writing Post-Test

 

 

Anchor Sets

 

 

Rubrics

 

 

Argumentive Writing Rubric

 

 

Holistic Research Rubric

 

 

Informative - Explanatory Writing Rubric

 

 

Narrative Writing Rubric

 

 
 

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 Assessment

16
  
Beginning-of-Year 

Middle-of-Year  

Student Answer Sheet

 
End-of-Year  

Session 15:  PowerPoint Presentation

 

 

Informational Writing: Cause-and-Effect Essay

Genre: Writing to a Test Prompt

 

17

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 

 

 

Revising and Editing in Context

Skill: Answer Multiple Choice Items About Writing

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 

 

 

Narrative Writing

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