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What did you say? Writing made easy? Absolutely! Introduce the four square graphic organizer to help your students become proficient and capable writers. As a 4th grade teacher, this is my favorite way to help guide students through the writing process to prepare them to write a narrative composition on the STAAR test.
The benefits of the four square graphic organizer:
- helps organize thoughts with a beginning, middle, and end
- helps sequence ideas in a logical way
- emphasizes the use of details to support main points
- predictable method that does not change
page 2 - TEKS and CCSS alignment
page 3 - Steps 1 - 2 of four square writing
page 4 - Steps 3-4 of four square writing
page 5 - Step 5 of four square writing
page 6 - four square organizer with lines and bullets
page 7 - blank four square oraganizer
pages 8 to 10 - writing prompts
Need more writing resources? Check out these other products from my store:
Upper Elementary Expository Writing - Aligned to CCSS and STAAR
Upper Elementary Persuasive Writing - Aligned to CCSS and STAAR
How to Use Four Square Writing - Creating Strong, Thoughtful Writers - A FREE product!
Texas 4th Grad Teachers: The four square organizer is an excellent graphic organizer to offer to your students to use in preparation for the STAAR writing test.
Aligned to the following Texas ELA TEKS:
3.17A, 3.17B, 3.18A, 3.20
4.15A, 4.15B, 4.16, 4.17
5.15A, 5.15B, 5.16, 5.17