• Language Arts
    Quarter 1

    Trait Focus: Sentence Fluency, Conventions, Planning and Voice

    Writing Samples:

    • And, But, Or Sentence; Occasion/Position Sentence
    • Mapping, Outlining
    • Informative Paragraph

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    Trait Focus: Organization, Planning, Sentence Fluency, Conventions

    Mode Focus: Expository

    Writing Samples:

    • Strong Verb Sentence
    • List Statement Sentence
    • 2 Noun, 2 Comma Sentence
    • Summary Paragraph/IVF Statements
    • Literary Analysis Paragraph
    • Compare/Contrast Paragraphs

    Quarter 3

    Trait Focus: Ideas, Planning, Organization

    Mode Focus: Expository-Persuasive (write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence)

    Writing Samples:

    • Persuasive Paragraph and Persuasive Essay
    • However Sentence, Semicolon Sentence, Preposition Sentence

    Quarter 4

    Trait Focus: Voice, Word Choice, Conventions, Ideas and Content

    Mode Focus: Narrative (develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences)

    Writing Samples: Descriptive Writing, Imaginative Writing, Fictional Narrative