English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Fourth Grade. Writing Elements

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Maryland Common Core Standards

MD.L.CC. Standards for Language (L)
Conventions of Standard English
L1.CCR. Anchor Standard: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
4.L1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (SC, 4)
4.L1.d. Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).
MD.RI.CC. Standards for Reading Informational Text (RI)
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RI8.CCR. Anchor Standard: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
4.RI8. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
Key Ideas and Details
RI1.CCR. Anchor Standard: Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
4.RI1. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. (SC, 4)
RI2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
4.Rl2. Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text. (SC, 4)
RI3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of text.
4.RI3. Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
MD.RL.CC. Standards for Reading Literature (RL)
Key Ideas and Details
RL1.CCR. Anchor Standard: Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
4.RL1. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. (SC, 4)
RL2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
4.RL2. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text. (SC, 4)
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.

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