Writing Resources

Writing Guides for the 2018-19 New Standards

Grade level guides provide insight into the types of writing (opinion/argument, informational/explanatory, narrative) that should be taught within specific grades. They include explanations and ideas for instruction.

Writing Guide for Kindergarten

Writing Guide for First Grade

Writing Guide for Second Grade

Writing Guide for Third Grade

Writing Guide for Fourth Grade

Wriitng Guide for Fifth Grade

Writing Guide for Sixth Grade

Writing Guide for Seventh Grade (coming soon)

Writing Guide for Eight Grade (coming soon)

Writing Guide for Ninth and Tenth Grades (coming soon)

Writing Guide for Eleventh and Twelfth Grades(coming soon)

"A Close Reading of the Common Core Writing Standards"

This presentation was conducted on June 12, 2013 to provide school trainers with a better understanding of the Common Core Writing Standards# These resources should be used to provide ALL teachers with knowledge and tools to implement writing into EVERY classroom

Common Core State Writing Standards

Complete list of grade level standards that show vertical progression.

Writing To Read Report Synopsis
Text Types
This I Believe Activity Text
Read Like A Writer Activity
Grammar in Context Tips
Research Projects

These are research projects that were compiled by teachers who attended the training# The projects cover all disciplines and grades, providing non-ELA teachers with ideas as to how they can provide research opportunities in their classroom that include writing#

Technology Trading Cards

Writing Standards' Resources and Training Materials

Created and compiled by NCDPI, the content found under the Writing Tab provides instructional resources for teachers to use in implementing CCS Writing Standards# These resources can also be used for teacher trainings#