Maryland Common Core Standards
MD.W.CC. Standards for Writing (W)
Production and Distribution of Writing
W5.CCR. Anchor Standard: Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
4.W5. With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 4 on pages 28 and 29.) (SC, 4)
Range of Writing
W10.CCR. Anchor Standard: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
4.W10. Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Text Types and Purposes
W2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
4.W2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. (SC, 4)
4.W2.a. Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
4.W2.b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
4.W2.c. Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because). (SC, 4)
4.W2.e. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented. (SC, 4)
W3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
4.W3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
4.W3.c. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.