Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Daily Warm-Ups: Nonfiction & Fiction Writing Grade 4

Daily Warm-Ups: Nonfiction & Fiction Writing Grade 4

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Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 4

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.4.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Activity Page
Shark Skin 12
Shark Teeth 14
Grim’s Swim 16
Something Wrong 18
Stomach Surprise 20
Detective Training 24
Out-of-Town Guests 26
How to Get Ready 28
52 + 49 29
Roping Around 30
You’re Selling What? 31
Crocodile Journal 32
A Changing World 34
Tired or Exhausted? 38
Job on Mount Washington 40
Bike Safety 48
Hot Chili Pepper 50
What Am I? 52
By Touch Alone 53
It’s About Time 58
Window View 60
The Statue of Liberty 68
Turtle News 73
Smokejumper 78
New Words 82
School Directions 86
All About Teeth 98
Food Prep 104
The Glass 110
Mystery Season 112
Big, Bigger, Biggest 116
Months 118
Air Conditioner Ears 120
The Bridge-Walking Elephant 122
The Holiday 124
Greenland Letter 126
Hurricane Eye 130
Grocery Store 132
SCUBA 134
Autobiography 136
Magellan’s Trip 138
Tick Volunteers 144
The Chocolate Bar Accident 148
Thank-You Letter 158
Break a Leg 162

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.4.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Activity Page
Shark Skin 12
The CN Tower 27
Scorpions 66
Fire Safety 74
School Calendar 80
Favorite Song 90
Park Plans 92
The Camel Law 94
The Three Little Pigs 106
Mammoth Cave 108

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.4.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

Activity Page
Slipping Swords 13
The Missing Teeth 15
Shark Tourist 17
The Alibi 19
Lost and Found 21
News Interview 22
Interview with a Hero 23
Spy Glance 25
The Cow that Didn’t Eat 33
Jumping Boots 35
Sad, Sad, Sad 39
A Must Read 41
Surviving the Sandstorm 42
Surviving the Desert 43
English Lesson 44
The Right Time 45
Flying Baby 46
Coming Home 47
Backpack Safety 49
The Child and the Giant 51
Like a Fish 54
Like Steel 55
Action! 56
Show, Don’t Tell 57
Time Mix-up 59
Spaceship View 61
Writing in Rhyme 64
Thing One and Thing Two 65
Scorpion Food 67
A Pine Tree with Apples 69
Stop, Drop, and Roll 75
The Wrong Side 79
The Dog Ate My Homework 81
For Want of a Nail 83
Telephone Directions 87
Devils Tower 88
Milk Music 91
“Old” Plans 93
I Spy a Camel 95
Shoes 96
Shoe Talk 97
Animalcules 99
Message in a Bottle 100
Help! 101
The Alien and the Napkin 105
The Wolf’s Voice 107
Night Vision 109
The Spider 111
Why Seasons Change 113
The Egg 114
The Pet 117
Hot December 119
The Wish 121
The Fruit 123
Something Is Wrong 125
Letter from Greenland 127
First 131
Jungle Walk 133
Man or Fish? 135
500 Years Ago 137
Sailing Trip 139
World’s Largest Cupcake 145
Deer Tale 146
The King and the Rain 147
The Amazing Pudding 149
The Pet Horse 153
Cats and Dogs 155
What’s that We’re Eating? 157
Dog Thank-You 159
Marvelous Meal 161
Buying a Lemon 163
Skeleton Collection 165

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.4.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

Activity Page
Shark Skin 12
Slipping Swords 13
Shark Teeth 14
The Missing Teeth 15
Grim’s Swim 16
Shark Tourist 17
Something Wrong 18
The Alibi 19
Stomach Surprise 20
Lost and Found 21
News Interview 22
Interview with a Hero 23
Detective Training 24
Spy Glance 25
Out-of-Town Guests 26
The CN Tower 27
How to Get Ready 28
52 + 49 29
Roping Around 30
You’re Selling What? 31
Crocodile Journal 32
The Cow that Didn’t Eat 33
A Changing World 34
Jumping Boots 35
Cinquain 36
Tired or Exhausted? 38
Sad, Sad, Sad 39
Job on Mount Washington 40
A Must Read 41
Surviving the Sandstorm 42
Surviving the Desert 43
English Lesson 44
The Right Time 45
Flying Baby 46
Coming Home 47
Bike Safety 48
Backpack Safety 49
Hot Chili Pepper 50
The Child and the Giant 51
What Am I? 52
By Touch Alone 53
Like a Fish 54
Like Steel 55
Action! 56
Show, Don’t Tell 57
It’s About Time 58
Time Mix-up 59
Window View 60
Spaceship View 61
Haiku Poem 62
Writing in Rhyme 64
Thing One and Thing Two 65
Scorpions 66
Scorpion Food 67
The Statue of Liberty 68
A Pine Tree with Apples 69
Fire, Fire 70
Jack and the Giant 71
Shark Attack 72
Turtle News 73
Fire Safety 74
Stop, Drop, and Roll 75
Country Neighbors 76
King Arthur and the Round Table 77
Smokejumper 78
The Wrong Side 79
School Calendar 80
The Dog Ate My Homework 81
New Words 82
For Want of a Nail 83
Trip Plan 84
Party Planner 85
School Directions 86
Telephone Directions 87
Devils Tower 88
Favorite Song 90
Milk Music 91
Park Plans 92
“Old” Plans 93
The Camel Law 94
I Spy a Camel 95
Shoes 96
Shoe Talk 97
All About Teeth 98
Animalcules 99
Message in a Bottle 100
Help! 101
Food Poem 102
Animal Food 103
Food Prep 104
The Alien and the Napkin 105
The Three Little Pigs 106
The Wolf’s Voice 107
Mammoth Cave 108
Night Vision 109
The Glass 110
The Spider 111
Mystery Season 112
Why Seasons Change 113
The Egg 114
Big, Bigger, Biggest 116
The Pet 117
Months 118
Hot December 119
Air Conditioner Ears 120
The Wish 121
The Bridge-Walking Elephant 122
The Fruit 123
The Holiday 124
Something Is Wrong 125
Greenland Letter 126
Letter from Greenland 127
Light Around the Clock 128
Super Cat 129
Hurricane Eye 130
First 131
Grocery Store 132
Jungle Walk 133
SCUBA 134
Man or Fish? 135
Autobiography 136
500 Years Ago 137
Magellan’s Trip 138
Sailing Trip 139
Riddles 140
Space Walk 142
Counting Chickens 143
Tick Volunteers 144
World’s Largest Cupcake 145
Deer Tale 146
The King and the Rain 147
The Chocolate Bar Accident 148
The Amazing Pudding 149
You're or Your 150
The Note 151
Seahorses 152
The Pet Horse 153
Two Faces 154
Cats and Dogs 155
B or P 156
What’s that We’re Eating? 157
Thank-You Letter 158
Dog Thank-You 159
Who Is Drinking What? 160
Marvelous Meal 161
Break a Leg 162
Buying a Lemon 163
Proofreading Marks 164
Skeleton Collection 165
Titles 166

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.4.5: 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)

Activity Page
Space Walk 142
Counting Chickens 143
Tick Volunteers 144
World’s Largest Cupcake 145
Deer Tale 146
The King and the Rain 147
The Chocolate Bar Accident 148
The Amazing Pudding 149
You're or Your 150
The Note 151
Seahorses 152
The Pet Horse 153
Two Faces 154
Cats and Dogs 155
B or P 156
What’s that We’re Eating? 157
Thank-You Letter 158
Dog Thank-You 159
Who Is Drinking What? 160
Marvelous Meal 161
Break a Leg 162
Buying a Lemon 163
Proofreading Marks 164
Skeleton Collection 165
Titles 166

Range of Writing

ELA.W.4.10: 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.

Activity Page
Shark Skin 12
Slipping Swords 13
Shark Teeth 14
The Missing Teeth 15
Grim’s Swim 16
Shark Tourist 17
Something Wrong 18
The Alibi 19
Stomach Surprise 20
Lost and Found 21
News Interview 22
Interview with a Hero 23
Detective Training 24
Spy Glance 25
Out-of-Town Guests 26
The CN Tower 27
How to Get Ready 28
52 + 49 29
Roping Around 30
You’re Selling What? 31
Crocodile Journal 32
The Cow that Didn’t Eat 33
A Changing World 34
Jumping Boots 35
Cinquain 36
Tired or Exhausted? 38
Sad, Sad, Sad 39
Job on Mount Washington 40
A Must Read 41
Surviving the Sandstorm 42
Surviving the Desert 43
English Lesson 44
The Right Time 45
Flying Baby 46
Coming Home 47
Bike Safety 48
Backpack Safety 49
Hot Chili Pepper 50
The Child and the Giant 51
What Am I? 52
By Touch Alone 53
Like a Fish 54
Like Steel 55
Action! 56
Show, Don’t Tell 57
It’s About Time 58
Time Mix-up 59
Window View 60
Spaceship View 61
Haiku Poem 62
Writing in Rhyme 64
Thing One and Thing Two 65
Scorpions 66
Scorpion Food 67
The Statue of Liberty 68
A Pine Tree with Apples 69
Fire, Fire 70
Jack and the Giant 71
Shark Attack 72
Turtle News 73
Fire Safety 74
Stop, Drop, and Roll 75
Country Neighbors 76
King Arthur and the Round Table 77
Smokejumper 78
The Wrong Side 79
School Calendar 80
The Dog Ate My Homework 81
New Words 82
For Want of a Nail 83
Trip Plan 84
Party Planner 85
School Directions 86
Telephone Directions 87
Devils Tower 88
Favorite Song 90
Milk Music 91
Park Plans 92
“Old” Plans 93
The Camel Law 94
I Spy a Camel 95
Shoes 96
Shoe Talk 97
All About Teeth 98
Animalcules 99
Message in a Bottle 100
Help! 101
Food Poem 102
Animal Food 103
Food Prep 104
The Alien and the Napkin 105
The Three Little Pigs 106
The Wolf’s Voice 107
Mammoth Cave 108
Night Vision 109
The Glass 110
The Spider 111
Mystery Season 112
Why Seasons Change 113
The Egg 114
Big, Bigger, Biggest 116
The Pet 117
Months 118
Hot December 119
Air Conditioner Ears 120
The Wish 121
The Bridge-Walking Elephant 122
The Fruit 123
The Holiday 124
Something Is Wrong 125
Greenland Letter 126
Letter from Greenland 127
Light Around the Clock 128
Super Cat 129
Hurricane Eye 130
First 131
Grocery Store 132
Jungle Walk 133
SCUBA 134
Man or Fish? 135
Autobiography 136
500 Years Ago 137
Magellan’s Trip 138
Sailing Trip 139
Riddles 140
Space Walk 142
Counting Chickens 143
Tick Volunteers 144
World’s Largest Cupcake 145
Deer Tale 146
The King and the Rain 147
The Chocolate Bar Accident 148
The Amazing Pudding 149
You're or Your 150
The Note 151
Seahorses 152
The Pet Horse 153
Two Faces 154
Cats and Dogs 155
B or P 156
What’s that We’re Eating? 157
Thank-You Letter 158
Dog Thank-You 159
Who Is Drinking What? 160
Marvelous Meal 161
Break a Leg 162
Buying a Lemon 163
Proofreading Marks 164
Skeleton Collection 165
Titles 166

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