W.4.7 W.4.8 W.4.9- Research Writing 4th Grade
This is a fourth grade writing unit.
This research writing set helps students learn how to find information in books and digital resources. It gives them practice and ample ways to practice researching and writing.
There are 7 lesson plans, which can be spread out over the course of 3 or 4 weeks. There are many activities within each lesson plans, which should take you about 2 or 3 days to complete each. The lesson plans are scaffolded to gradually teach the process of writing opinion pieces.
Lesson 1- All About Research Writing
Lesson 2- Taking Notes & Organizing Information
Lesson 3- Online and Text Research
Lesson 4- Citing Authors and Sources
Lesson 5- Research Project #1- States
Lesson 6- Research Project #2- Landforms
Lesson 7- Research Project #3- Famous Musicians
There are also...
--Writing papers with primary lines and regular lines (8 options with picture sizes)
--Assessments (teacher and self)
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This unit covers the Writing Common Core State Standard W.4.7, 4.8, 4.9
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Apply grade 4 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions].").
Apply grade 4 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., "Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text").