WriteWell©

Fourth Grade

 

  

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WriteWell© Alignment with Common Core State Standards

Fourth Grade Alignment

 

MTSS Within WriteWell

 

 

Grade Level Minilessons for Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage

Directions for Minilessons


INFORMATIONAL READING LESSONS


 

M-STEP ESSAY


 

 

Google Conferring Link

 

 

Units of Study

Number of Sessions 

Unit 1:

Notebooking

Skill: Writing Fluency

Suggested Notebooking Directions

 

8

Unit 2:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Personal Narrative with Turning Points

 

19

ReadWell

Unit 1:

Reading, Understanding and Synthesizing Across Multiple Texts

 

15

Unit 3:

Explanatory Writing

Genre: Explanatory Essay

 

16

Unit 4:

Opinion Writing

Genre: Opinion Letter

 

15

Unit 5:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Realistic Fiction

 

17

Unit 6:

Learning from Authors

Author Study: Cynthia Rylant

 

5

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 Rubric Checklist (Student Friendly)

 

 

Opinion Writing Rubric

 

 

Opinion Rubric Checklist (Student Friendly)

 

 

 

Old MEAP Assessments (Not recommended)  

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.

Getting Ready for Statewide Assessments in Reading

Genre: Reading Assessments

16

Session 15:  PowerPoint Presentation

 

 

WriteWell

Getting Ready for Statewide Assessments in Writing

Genre: Writing to Test Prompts     

 

20

Session 6:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 7:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 8:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 9:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 11  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 12:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 13:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 14:  PowerPoint Presentation

 

Teacher Reference Guide

 

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

 

 

Informational Writing: Cause-and-Effect Essay

Genre: Writing to a Test Prompt

 

8

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

 

 

 

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