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Treasures' Writing

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									                                                   Treasures’ Writing
                   Grade 3 Unit 1 (Katy Berg, Annalise Gudonis, Amy Goldstein, and Joanne Cooke)
                        In the table below, please identify the genre of the end-of-the-unit writing piece.

          Unit Writing Piece             What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would you       Did this assignment
                                                           use to teach this genre?                       help prepare students
                                                                                                            for ISAT Writing?
Personal Narrative Write about
something that happened in your own
life. You might write about a trip you
took with your family. Include details
about how you felt during your trip.
Remember to tell events in the
correct order.

    In the table below, please identify the genre of the weekly writing assignments. Please use an * to indicate which weekly
                            assignments helped prepare students for the end-of-the-unit writing piece.
          WEEKLY Writing Piece           What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would you      Did this assignment
                                                           use to teach this genre?                      help prepare students
                                                                                                           for ISAT Writing?
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                                                         Treasures’ Writing
                     Grade 3 Unit 2 (Lucy Brignola, Becca Rahmel, Jill Brown, and Shannon Carmichael)
                            In the table below, please identify the genre of the end-of-the-unit writing piece.

          Unit Writing Piece                   What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would you     Did this assignment
                                                                 use to teach this genre?                     help prepare students
                                                                                                                for ISAT Writing?
Persuasive Letter Write a persuasive letter
to your teacher and classmates. You might
try to convince them that a certain type of
animal would be the best choice for a
classroom pet. Give your opinion and support
it with facts and reasons. Remember to
include opinion words and to use the correct
letter format.

    In the table below, please identify the genre of the weekly writing assignments. Please use an * to indicate which weekly
                            assignments helped prepare students for the end-of-the-unit writing piece.
          WEEKLY Writing Piece           What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would you      Did this assignment
                                                           use to teach this genre?                      help prepare students
                                                                                                           for ISAT Writing?
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                                                      Treasures’ Writing
                       Grade 3 Unit 3 (Colleen Crandall, Beth Klimas, Chris Muhr, and Kristen Clark)
                          In the table below, please identify the genre of the end-of-the-unit writing piece.

          Unit Writing Piece                What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would you      Did this assignment
                                                              use to teach this genre?                      help prepare students
                                                                                                              for ISAT Writing?
Fictional Narrative: Fairy Tale
Write your own fairy tale. Set your story
long ago in a faraway place. Give one of
your characters a problem to be solved.
Show the problem’s solution in your
happy ending.


    In the table below, please identify the genre of the weekly writing assignments. Please use an * to indicate which weekly
                            assignments helped prepare students for the end-of-the-unit writing piece.
          WEEKLY Writing Piece           What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would you      Did this assignment
                                                           use to teach this genre?                      help prepare students
                                                                                                           for ISAT Writing?
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                                                       Treasures’ Writing
                        Grade 3 Unit 4 (Sue Meehan, Meghan Yarbrough, Wendy Danley, and Sue Doyle)
                      In the table below, please identify the genre of the end-of-the-unit writing piece.
           Unit Writing Piece                    What additional (non-Treasures) resources did            Did this assignment
                                                    you/would you use to teach this genre?                    help prepare
                                                                                                           students for ISAT
                                                                                                                Writing?
Explanatory Writing: How-to Article
Write a how-to article that explains how to do a
certain task or activity. You might write about an
activity you did once, such as decorating your room.
You might write about an activity you do often, such
as making a favorite snack. Be sure to include step-
by-step directions and clear details to help your
readers understand how to do the activity.

    In the table below, please identify the genre of the weekly writing assignments. Please use an * to indicate which weekly
                            assignments helped prepare students for the end-of-the-unit writing piece.
       WEEKLY Writing Piece       What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would you use         Did this assignment
                                                          to teach this genre?                           help prepare students
                                                                                                           for ISAT Writing?
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                                                  Treasures’ Writing
               Grade 3 Unit 5 (Kaitlin Bandur, Lorrie Palm, Angie Burns, Jennifer Leigh, and Kelly Darby)
                         In the table below, please identify the genre of the end-of-the-unit writing piece.
         Unit Writing Piece                What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would           Did this assignment
                                                           you use to teach this genre?                    help prepare students
                                                                                                              for ISAT Writing?
Descriptive Writing: Compare and
Contrast Write an article that compares
contrasts two things. You might want to
compare and contrast two jobs. Choose
jobs you would like to do when you grow
up. Tell how the jobs are alike and
different. Be sure to include compare-and-
contrast words in your article.

    In the table below, please identify the genre of the weekly writing assignments. Please use an * to indicate which weekly
                            assignments helped prepare students for the end-of-the-unit writing piece.
           WEEKLY Writing Piece             What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would       Did this assignment
                                                          you use to teach this genre?                   help prepare students
                                                                                                           for ISAT Writing?
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                                                   Treasures’ Writing
         Grade 3 Unit 6 (Ali Taylor, Kim Kusiciel, Katie Payne, Amy Seyller-Johnson, and A. Duffer/S. Sobanski)
                           In the table below, please identify the genre of the end-of-the-unit writing piece.
        Unit Writing Piece                   What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would           Did this assignment
                                                            you use to teach this genre?                     help prepare students
                                                                                                                for ISAT Writing?
Expository Writing: Research
Report Write a report about something in
nature that interests you. You might choose
an animal, a landform, a body of water, or a
weather condition. State the main idea in the
introduction, provide supporting details, and
connect your points by using transition words.
Write a conclusion based on what you’ve
learned.

    In the table below, please identify the genre of the weekly writing assignments. Please use an * to indicate which weekly
                            assignments helped prepare students for the end-of-the-unit writing piece.
           WEEKLY Writing Piece            What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would        Did this assignment
                                                          you use to teach this genre?                   help prepare students
                                                                                                           for ISAT Writing?
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    In the table below, please identify any daily writing prompts (if applicable) that helped teach students the unit genre.

      DAILY Writing Prompts         What additional (non-Treasures) resources did you/would         Did this assignment
                                                  you use to teach this genre?                     help prepare students
                                                                                                     for ISAT Writing?
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What more do you need to help you teach this genre of writing? (e.g. professional development, more specific curriculum,
trade books, mini-lessons on writing topics, etc.)
                                            Third Grade Treasures’ Writing
Did you/will you use any additional (non-Treasures) resources to teach the genres that are part of your grade level
curriculum? Please identify resources that you would recommend to the Instruction Department. Skip the unit that you
already completed.

Unit Genre                                     District Curriculum          Other Teacher Resources      Trade Books
1    Personal Narrative
     Write about something that
     happened in your own life. You might
     write about a trip you took with your
     family. Include details about how you
     felt during your trip. Remember to tell
     events in the correct order.


2     Persuasive Letter
      Write a persuasive letter to your
      teacher and classmates. You might
      try to convince them that a certain
      type of animal would be the best
      choice for a classroom pet. Give your
      opinion and support it with facts and
      reasons. Remember to include
      opinion words and to use the correct
      letter format.
3     Fictional Narrative: Fairy Tale
      Write your own fairy tale. Set your
      story long ago in a faraway place.
      Give one of your characters a
      problem to be solved. Show the
      problem’s solution in your happy
      ending.
Unit Genre                                  District Curriculum   Other Teacher Resources   Trade Books
4   Explanatory Writing: How-to
    Article
    Write a how-to article that explains
    how to do a certain task or activity.
    You might write about an activity you
    did once, such as decorating your
    room. You might write about an
    activity you do often, such as making
    a favorite snack. Be sure to include
    step-by-step directions and clear
    details to help your readers
    understand how to do the activity.

5   Descriptive Writing: Compare and
    Contrast
    Write an article that compares
    contrasts two things. You might want
    to compare and contrast two jobs.
    Choose jobs you would like to do
    when you grow up. Tell how the jobs
    are alike and different. Be sure to
    include compare-and-contrast words
    in your article.

6   Expository Writing: Research
    Report
    Write a report about something in
    nature that interests you. You might
    choose an animal, a landform, a
    body of water, or a weather
    condition. State the main idea in the
    introduction, provide supporting
    details, and connect your points by
    using transition words. Write a
    conclusion based on what you’ve
    learned.

								
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