• Writing Workshop

    Pencil

    As with reading, the 4th grade writing curriculum provides students with a balanced literacy approach designed to improve their skills in the 3 genres of writing that are spotlighted in the Common Core State Standards: narrative, opinion, and informational.  

    Units of Study Include:

    • Arc of the Story: Narrative Fiction
    • Boxes and Bullets: Personal and Persuasive Essays
    • Bringing History to Life Nonfiction Writing
    • The Literary Essay: Writing about Fiction
    • Compare and Contrast Essay Writing
    • Historical Fiction Writing