Common Core Aligned Resources for W.4.1
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
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Persuasive Writing - Introductory Paragraph Review
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Master a well-organized thesis statement with a short activity for a persuasive writing unit. Young writers read five different introductory paragraphs about various topics, find the main ideas addressed in each thesis statement, and jot...
Opinion: Persuasive Essay Unit Introduction
4th CCSS: Designed
Opinion, audience, purpose. Fourth graders are introduced to the three characteristics of persuasive writing in the third unit of a year-long writing program. The 98-page packet is complete with plans, model essays, graphic organizers,...
Lesson 5: Create Dances With Prosody For “Sparklers;” TRAIL Marker #1
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewAfter a brain dance to warm up gross motor skills, small groups create and present a dance that showcases the free-verse poem "Sparklers" by Mark Vinz. The lesson closes with a progress monitoring system designed to assess comprehension...
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandu!" The motto for Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry warns that one should never tickle a sleeping dragon, but learners will definitely be tickled by the activities in a packet of materials...