ELA-03.W.03

ELA Writing Strand Logo 3rd Grade (ELA) Targeted Standard
(W) Strand: Writing
Cluster: Text Types and Purposes

ELA-03.W.03 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

Sub-Standards:

a. Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters, organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
b. Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
c. Use transitional words and phrases to signal event order.
d. Provide a sense of closure.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can define narrative text.
  • I can describe the basic parts of plot.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can put the events in my story in order so that one event leads to the next.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can introduce the narrator, character and the even/situation that starts the story.
  • I can use a character's thoughts, words, feeling, and actions to show how events happen and how characters respond to those events.
  • I can show changes in time by using temporal words and phrases (examples: before, during, after).
  • I can write a narrative piece that has a strong introduction and conclusion and describes an event or situation in an order where one event leads into the other.

Proficiency Scale

The student can ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
Start
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • recognize or recall specific terminology, such as:
    • introduction, conclusion/closure, dialogue, transitional words/phrases, supporting details, sequence of events
  • perform basic processes, such as:
    • write an introduction (event and characters)
    • write about a sequence of events (including details and transitional words)
    • write a conclusion
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
    • (a) establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
    • (b) use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
    • (c) use transitional words and phrases to signal event order.
    • (d) Provide a sense of closure.
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • write using a storytelling voice that conveys emotion or tone of the story through description, phrases, detailed dialogue, and thoughts to show experiences and character’s responses.
  • write a conclusion that connects to how the character changed or learned through the story.
Teacher Proficiency Scale

Resources

Vocabulary

  • Narrative
  • Imagined
  • Narrator
  • Characters
  • Sequence of Events
  • Temporal Words
  • Dialogue
  • Introduction
  • Closure
  • Facts
  • Connect Ideas

Websites

» 3rd Grade English