TEXT BASED WRITING NONFICTION, GRADE 4

TEXT BASED WRITING NONFICTION, GRADE 4

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Ideal for preparing your fourth-grade students for state writing assessments and meeting new standards, this series offers scaffolded text-based writing practice with essential nonfiction writing forms, such as:
·      Compare and contrast
·      Explanatory
·      Informative
·      Cause and effect
·      Opinion
·      Argument
 
The 12 units provide activities that prepare students to complete text-dependent writing prompts.
 
Each unit begins with a unit focus and lesson checklist to guide students through the learning path, which includes:
·      a dictionary page that introduces content words
·      close reading of a leveled nonfiction article
·      text-dependent comprehension questions to support understanding
·      a graphic organizer to help students organize information from the article and plan their writing
·      a text-dependent writing prompt
·      a writing evaluation that guides students in evaluating their essay
 
Teachers will appreciate these additional resources and features!
·      Downloadable home–school connection activities and projects help teachers encourage learning at home.
·      Common Core State Standards correlations are located on each unit for easy reference.
·      The reading level is provided to help identify appropriate texts.
·      The suggested learning path helps teachers pace the lesson, and makes  scaffolding easy!
 
The fourth grade content-area topics fall under these categories:
·      Biographies
·      Science articles
·      Social studies articles