Implementing Grade Four Writing Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3.D Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
Students will be using details to help them elaborate in their writing.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
Students will use the photographs they have to help them recall information and experiences from their lives to help with their writing.
Implementing Grade Four Speaking and Listening Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on
grade 4 topics and texts
, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Students will be having conversations with the teacher and with other students through the writing process to help them in creating their final draft of their essays.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
Students will be retelling a story from their life based on an experience they have had and write about it with details and share their work with an audience.