GRADE 4  |  2.0 Writing Applications (Genres and Their Characteristics) Mapping The Standards

  Write narratives
  1. Relate ideas, observations, or recollections of an event or experience
  2. Provide a context to enable the reader to imagine the world of the event or experience
  3. Use concrete sensory details
  4. Provide insight into why the selected event or experience is memorable

  Write responses to literature

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the literary work
  2. Support judgments through references to both the text and prior knowledge

  Write information reports

  1. Frame a central question about an issue or situation

  2. Include facts an details for focus

  3. Draw from more than one source information (e.g. speakers, books, newspapers, other media sources)

2.4   Write summaries that contain the main ideas of the reading selection
  and the most significant details

*Write personal and formal letters, thank-you notes
NOTE: *Not required but recommended