W.4.3b

Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

 
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Tell Me About It: Writing a Personal Narrative

4th grade ELA » Unit: Writing Personal Narratives With Patricia Polacco
4th grade ELA » Unit: Writing Personal Narratives With Patricia Polacco
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Being able to relay an event in a way that others can understand is an essential life skill.

 
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Greek Mythology - Writing My Own Myth

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Greek Mythology Madness!
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Greek Mythology Madness!
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, the students will get to compose their own myth using at least two characters we have learned about from Greek Mythology.

 
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Tell Me About It: Revising and Editing Personal Narratives

4th grade ELA » Unit: Writing Personal Narratives With Patricia Polacco
4th grade ELA » Unit: Writing Personal Narratives With Patricia Polacco
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

There is nothing more important than proofreading a piece of writing before releasing it to be seen by others.

 
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A Time to Write: Practicing Writing with a Narrative Prompt

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Genre of Assessment
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Genre of Assessment
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students practice responding to a writing prompt to prepare for the state assessment.

 
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Novice Narrative Novels

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Aspiring Authors!
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Aspiring Authors!
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students will compose a fictional narrative piece which includes dialogue between characters.

 
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Penning the Public Service Announcement Script

4th grade ELA » Unit: Living Mr. Lincoln's Way: Creating Public Service Announcements
4th grade ELA » Unit: Living Mr. Lincoln's Way: Creating Public Service Announcements
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Working with a group to successfully plan and implement a project is an important skill in life.

 
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Next Stop Storyboard: Planning a Public Service Announcement

4th grade ELA » Unit: Living Mr. Lincoln's Way: Creating Public Service Announcements
4th grade ELA » Unit: Living Mr. Lincoln's Way: Creating Public Service Announcements
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The ability to plan a project before executing the project is a valuable life skill.

 
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Tell Me About It: Writing a Personal Narrative Final Copy

4th grade ELA » Unit: Writing Personal Narratives With Patricia Polacco
4th grade ELA » Unit: Writing Personal Narratives With Patricia Polacco
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Being able to produce error free writing is an essential life skill.

 
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Eye Witness Accounts of the Olympics

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson requires students to be creative while using what they have learned about the Olympics to write a news article. They will write a brief article and draw an illustration to help us understand the excitement behind their chosen event.

 
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Now Presenting: Inventions

4th Grade ELA » Unit: iPad Lessons
4th Grade ELA » Unit: iPad Lessons
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

A fun way to introduce scripts and get students involved in ways they can use the iPad to present. This lesson brings up numerous ways for students to engage themselves in new learning.

 
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Writing Scenes: Using Prior Strategies to Apply to New Learning

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Fictional Stories
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Fictional Stories
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Leads or interesting openers to a story is not just for the very beginning. It can also be used during transitions in your story or smaller scenes.

 
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Close Read: Casey at the Bat - Point of View Writing

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Close Read - Casey at the Bat
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Close Read - Casey at the Bat
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We will be looking at "Casey at the Bat" from the point of view of one of the characters in the story. The kids will become that character and write in first person their experience of the Mudville baseball game.

 
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