WriteWell©

Ninth Grade

 

  

WriteWell© Alignment with Common Core State Standards

Ninth Grade Alignment

 

MTSS Within WriteWell

 

 

Grade Level Minilessons for Grammar, Mechanics and Usage

 

Directions for Minilessons


 

TEACHERS IN ACTION

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Units of Study

Number of Sessions 

Unit 1:

Notebooking

Skill: Writing Fluency

 

Suggested Notebooking Directions

 

5

Unit 2:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Memoir

 

18

ReadWell

Unit 1:

Reading, Understanding, and Synthesizing Across Multiple Texts

 

16

Unit 3:

Argument Writing

Genre: Argument Essay

 

15

Unit 4:

Learning from Authors

Author Study: Leonard Pitts, Jr.

 

10

Unit 5:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Poetry/Free Verse

 

14

Unit 6:

Explanatory Writing

Genre: Explanatory Essay

 

10

Unit 7:

Informational Writing

Genre: Photo Essay

 

15

Unit 8:

Informational Writing

Genre: Extended Research - Formal Paper

 

17

SAT RESOURCES

 

Unit 9:

Writing to Analyze

Genre: Rhetorical Analysis

 

           8

Unit 10:

Reading/Analysis/Writing

Genre: On-demand SAT Writing

 

            7

CAREER EXPLORATION

Unit 11:

Career Cruising

 

 11

Pre and Post Assessments

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

 

Writing Pre-Assessment

 

 

Writing Post-Assessment

 

 

 Writing Self-Assessment

 

 

Anchor Sets

 

 

Rubrics

 

 

Argumentive Writing Rubric

 

 

Holistic Research Rubric

 

 

Informative-Explanatory Writing Rubric

 

 

Narrative Writing Rubric

 

          

 

Units of Study to Prepare Students for ACT Reading and Writing Assessments

 

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

Getting Ready for Statewide Assessment in Reading

Genre: Reading Assessment

 

15

Writing to Persuade (1)

Genre: Writing to a Test Prompt

 

10

Writing to Persuade (2)

Genre: Rhetorical Analysis Essay

 

10

Writing to Persuade (3)

Genre: On-Demand ACT Writing

 

6