Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword or section
Like this
11Activity
P. 1
Writing Curriculum Gr1 8 Exemplars

Writing Curriculum Gr1 8 Exemplars

Ratings: (0)|Views: 467 |Likes:
Published by bgeller4936
writing, elementary school, middle school, exemplars
writing, elementary school, middle school, exemplars

More info:

Published by: bgeller4936 on Mar 27, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

01/22/2013

pdf

text

original

 
The Ontario Curriculum – ExemplarsGrades 1–8
1999
Ministry of Educationand Training
Writing
Samples of Student Work: A Resource for Teacher
 
ISBN 0-7778-8305-898-011 © Queen’s Printer for Ontario, 1999Printed on recycled paper
 
Contents
Introduction
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2Background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3How the Rubrics Were Developed and Applied . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4How the Samples Were Selected . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5Using the Writing Samples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6Teachers and Administrators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6Parents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6Students . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7The Writing Tasks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7The Writing Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7Task Summaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Student Writing Tasks and Samples
Grade 1:
A Short Piece of Descriptive Writing (“My Favourite Toy”) . . . . . . . . .11
Grade 2:
A Short Narrative (“My Adventure”) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Grade 3:
A Letter (to a Favourite Author) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Grade 4:
A Humorous Fictional Story (“The Day Gravity Failed”) . . . . . . . . . .55
Grade 5:
A Non-fiction Report (“A Person I Admire”) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73
Grade 6:
A Summary Report (“Canadas Newest Territory”) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91
Grade 7:
An Advertisement (for a New Food Product) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111
Grade 8:
An Opinion Piece (a Letter to the Editor) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
Glossary
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Une publication équivalente est disponible en français sous letitre suivant :
 Le curriculum de l’Ontario – Copies types de la 1
re
à la 8
e
année :Écriture, 1999.
This publication is available on the Ministry of Education and Training’s WorldWide Web site at http://www.edu.gov.on.ca.The ministry grants permission to reproduce material in this publication fornon-commercial purposes.

Activity (11)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 hundred reads
1 thousand reads
Sarah Wahab liked this
Sarah Wahab liked this
cancrino liked this
sara liked this
thangksg07 liked this
rockon10 liked this
TSEPOP liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->