L.4.2

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

 
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Punctuation Party

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

While reading students often forget the importance of punctuation. This lesson pays attention to the different types of punctuation and their use in a reading text.

 
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Bullying Writing Assignment

4th Grade ELA » Unit: School Days
4th Grade ELA » Unit: School Days
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students write an informative essay to identify types of bullying and ways to address and prevent bullying.

 
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King Mandela Culminating Writing Assessment

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Civil Rights as a Global Issue
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Civil Rights as a Global Issue
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students compare and contrast the life experiences of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela as they write an informative essay.

 
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Olympic Poems

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Olympics
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Olympics
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use their creativity to create poems about the Olympics.

 
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Writing Assignment on the Importance of an Education

4th Grade ELA » Unit: School Days
4th Grade ELA » Unit: School Days
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students write an informative essay about the importance of an education.

 
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4th Grade ELA » Unit: Bud, Not Buddy
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use a story map to summarize events in the book Bud, Not Buddy and predict future events through writing a narrative.

 
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Powers of Ten: Review and Practice and Writing Clear Explanations

4th Grade Math » Unit: Multiplication Unit
4th Grade Math » Unit: Multiplication Unit
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students will review powers of ten and learn to write clearly about the process after they identify the wrong answers from three given algorithms.

 
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Write a letter to a President

4th Grade ELA » Unit: U. S. Government
4th Grade ELA » Unit: U. S. Government
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will write a friendly letter to a U.S. President.

 
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Working Towards a Year of Reading Development: Revisiting Goals

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Preparing for Reading
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Preparing for Reading
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

At the very beginning of the year, students set goals that may or not have been realistic. Now, they need to be reminded and possibly revise in order to continue their work towards becoming a better reader.

 
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Olympics Essay

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Olympics
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Olympics
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will construct an informative essay about the Olympics.

 
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Olympics Trading Cards

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Olympics
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Olympics
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will create Olympic trading cards to display facts learned about Olympic athletes.

 
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Next Day Creating a Bibliography: Reorganizing Information

4th Grade ELA » Unit: World Culture Research Project
4th Grade ELA » Unit: World Culture Research Project
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students have collected citation information, now they reformat it to present it as a bibliography.

 
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Editing: Looking at One Thing at a Time

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narratives: Digging Into Our Toolbox
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narratives: Digging Into Our Toolbox
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Until students get really good at spotting common errors and noticing mistakes, they need to practice looking for one error at a time.

 
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Use correct capitalization.

Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.

Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.

Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

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