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4th Grade Literacy

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Writing Practice

4.W.TTP.1 - Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

TNReady Writing Assessment Practice

  

Block 1

IXL | Identify an author's statement of opinion | 4th grade language arts

IXL | Choose reasons to support an opinion | 4th grade language arts

Opinion Writing

What is it?

Introduction/State your claim

Evidence/reasons(text-based) 

Conclusion

How is it scored?

 

Look at TNReady sample passages, "Endurance" and "Apollo 13" and score a writing written in response to the following prompt. You have just read two passages about explorations.  Write an opinion essay that explains why the Endurance expedition and the Apollo 13 mission were mostly successes or mostly failures. Use textual evidence from both passages in your essay. 

 

Students will also answer 4 questions about the passage.

 

Block 2

Opinion essay writing for "Which kind of pet is better, cat or dog?"

 

Both blocks will be examining a variety of prompts and deciding what type of writing is required (narrative, informative, or opinion). We will also practice writing an introduction for the prompt. 

Due:

TNReady Part 1

4.W.TTP.1 - Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
4.W.TTP.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information.
4.W.TTP.3 - Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using an effective technique, such as descriptive details and clear event sequences.

TNReady ELA Part 1

Writing Assessment

Due:

TNReady practice stations

TNReady practice 

 

We will practice a variety of skills for TNReady ELA testing which will begin on Tuesday, April 27th.

 

TNReady Stations

Station #1 - Sentence Correcting/Editing Tasks

Station #2 Vocabulary (Context Clues)

Station #3 Literature (character, theme, text evidence)

Station #4 Non-Fiction (summarizing, main idea, text evidence)

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No Weekly Homework

There will be NO weekly homework in reading this week.  Students will be taking our county's common assessment in class on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.