ELA-03.W.03

ELA-03 Targeted Standards
(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.

a.  Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters, organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

b.  Use dialog and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.

c.  Use temporal 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)

Product Targets

  • 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.

Rubric/Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0

Student is able to:

  • Orient the reader by establishing the situation, introduces a narrator or character/s and organizes an event sequence that unfold naturally
  • Develops experiences and events or shows the responds of characters to situations (using detailed dialogue and/or descriptions to show experiences and characters' responses
  • Uses a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequnce of events
  • Provides a strong sense of closure
The student may write about the same topics, but the writing style is advanced according to the indicators for a Level 4.
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0

“The Standard.” Student is able to :

  • Show evidence of:  Establishing  a situation, introducing a narrator/character/s and organizing an event sequence that unfolds naturally
  • Develops experiences and events or shows the response of characters to situations using dialog when appropriate and/or descriptions of actions, thoughts an feelings
  • Uses temporal words and phrases to signal event order
  • Provides a sense of closure
The student writes a piece about family traditions that are important to their family.
  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.
2.0

The student:

  • Shows evidence of two components:  establishing a situation, introducing a narrator/character/s or organizing an event sequence that unfolds naturally
  • Develops experiences and events or shows the responds of characters to situations by using some dialogue when appropriate or using few descriptions of actions, thoughts and feelings.
  • Uses some temporal words and phrases
  • Has a weak sense of closure
See Level 3 for example of task.
  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content,student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 content.
1.0

The student:

  • Shows evidence of one:  establishing a situation, introducing a narrator and or character/s, organizing an event sequence that unfolds naturally
  • Uses no/little dialogue when appropriate and uses no descriptions of actions, thoughts and feelings
  • Uses no temporal words and phrases
  • Has no sense of closure
See Level 3 for example of task.
  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill is demonstrated.

Resources

Websites

 

Vocabulary

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

 

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