Writing Tasks - Weekly & Correlated to Reading Unit

Writing Grade 4 The Writing Process, Modes of Writing (& Formats), 6+1 Traits of Writing (& Focus Lesson)

Unit/ Less

Mode of Writing

Format

Trait

Focus Lesson

1.1

Narrative

Memoir

Word Choice

Voice of Character

1.2

Narrative

Journal Entry

Sentences

Transitions

1.3

Narrative

Postcard

Voice

Sequence

1.4

Narrative

E-mail Invitation

Ideas/Focus

Know Your Purpose

1.5

Narrative

Personal Narrative

Conventions

Style

Unit Test

Narrative

Personal Narrative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.1

Expository

Poem

Word Choice

Figurative Language

2.2

Expository

News Story

Ideas/Focus

Include Necessary Info.

2.3

Expository

Play Scene

Organization/Paragraphs

Visual Details

2.4

Expository

Describe a Job

Ideas/Focus

Time-Order Words

2.5

Expository

Explanation

Organization/Paragraphs

Writing Good Paragraphs

Unit Test

Expository

How-To Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.1

Expository

Description- Place or Event

Voice

Use Powerful Verbs

3.2

Expository

Friendly Letter

Sentences

Choosing Details

3.3

Expository

Comparison

Word Choice

Similes & Metaphors

3.4

Expository

Problem/Solution

Organization/Paragraphs

Organization

3.5

Imaginative/Expos

Fantasy

Conventions

Dialogue

Unit Test

Expository

Compare/Contrast Essay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.1

Descriptive

Story About a Discovery

Sentences

Good Beginning

4.2

Descriptive

Travel Brochure

Ideas/Focus

Sensory Details

4.3

Descriptive

Business Letter

Voice

Elaborate

4.4

Descriptive

Feature Story

Conventions

Show, Don't Tell

4.5

Descriptive

Plot Summary

Organization/Paragraph

Eliminate Wordiness

Unit Test

Descriptive

Story

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.1

Persuasive

Book of Story Review

Ideas/Focus

Support Your Opinion

5.2

Persuasive

Editorial

Word Choice

Choosing Exact Words

5.3

Persuasive

Interview

Ideas/Focus

Focus

5.4

Persuasive

Letter of Acceptance

Voice

Know Your Audience

5.5

Persuasive

Write Your Opinion

Word Choice

Using Persuasive Words

Unit Test

Persuasive

Persuasive Essay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.1

Expository

Biography

Sentences

Sentence Variety

6.2

Expository

Taking Notes

Ideas/Focus

Paraphrase

6.3

Expository

Character Sketch

Conventions

Good Conclusions

6.4

Expository

Outlining

Organize/Paragraphs

Include Important Details

6.5

Expository

Informational Article

Sentences

Topic Sentence

 

Expository

Research Report

 

 

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