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4th Grade Common Core: W.4.1a

Common Core Identifier: W.4.1a / Grade: 4
Curriculum: Writing: Text Types and Purposes
Detail: Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer's purpose.
46 Common Core State Standards (CCSS) aligned worksheets found:
Would you rather live in a castle, on a houseboat, or on a farm?  Why?  (writing ideas)
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Students must explain which character, in their opinion, is more intelligent: Harold or Chester.
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Do you think a monkey would make a good pet? Explain why or why not.  (persuasive writing topics)
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Big Money FREE 
Pretend you had $100, but you weren't allowed to keep it for yourself. You have to give it away to a charity or person. Who would you give the money to? What would you want the person to do with it? (creative writing; economics; character ed.)
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Which superpower would you most like to have-- invisibility, super strength, or the ability to fly? Describe what kinds of things you would do with your powers. (creative thinking)
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If you were a doctor, what kind of doctor would you be? (examples: childrens' doctor, veterinarian, eye doctor, dentist) Tell what your job would be like. (careers)
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Imagine you were a wonderful painter and your parents would let you paint anything you wanted on your bedroom walls. What would you paint? Use lots of details to describe your artwork.  (descriptive writing essay)
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Describe your favorite season. Tell what you like to do during that season.
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If you could spend an afternoon with one member of your extended family, who would it be? Tell why you chose this person and tell what you do together.  (descriptive writing)
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Do you have any brothers or sisters? If you do, describe what they're like. If you don't, tell whether or not you would like to have a brother or sister.  (creative writing; family)
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Imagine you opened your own restaurant. Tell the name of your restaurant. Explain what the restaurant looks like, who works there, and what you serve.  (Writing ideas)
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Imagine you could have lunch with any celebrity. Who would it be? What kinds of things would you talk about?  (essay idea)
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Think of a time when you've won something. Tell what you won and how you won it.  (personal narrative)
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If you could have any animal for a pet, what would it be? Describe the pet and how you would take care of it.
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This picture shows nervous young girl and her mother in a doorway. The girl is holding a rainbow lunch box.
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Write a story titled, "My Journey on a Pirate Ship." You and your friends can star in the story.  (journal topics)
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Imagine you were on a trip to the moon.  Describe the trip. Tell what you see and do. (Science writing journal topic)
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This worksheet has a picture of a boy planting a tree. Color the picture and write a creative story to go along with the illustration.
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The kids in this picture are having a snowball fight. Color the picture and write a story to describe the scene.
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Imagine you worked at a football stadium. What would your job be? (examples: quarterback, cheerleader, coach, referee, ticket seller) Describe what you would do while you were on the job.  (creative journal prompt)
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Describe the oldest person you know. (descriptive paragraph writing)
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Invent a new kind of sandwich. Describe what is on it and how you would make it. (critical thinking and writing)
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What do you like best about your home? (descriptive writing idea)
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Describe the youngest person you know. (descriptive writing topics)
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In this picture a boy is handing an apple to his teacher. Write a fun story to explain what's happening.
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Complete the poem by adding descriptive adverbs to each action verb. Use words from the word bank, or think of your own.
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How old were you four years ago? Describe some things you can do now that you could not do then.  (critical thinking writing)
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Write your own Haiku. This worksheet includes a definition of a haiku and an sample.
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Use this worksheet to write a spring-themed poem. Then color in the rainbow!
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Students imagine that they've woken up and found a dinosaur in the backyard. They write a story to describe the dinosaur and tell what they would do.
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Bravery FREE 
Describe one time when you were brave. (creative writing journal)
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Describe several ways a person your age can earn money.  (Social Studies writing topics)
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Write a story about a bat who couldn't fly.
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This worksheet tells what a couplet is and includes space for students to write three couplets of their own.
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Choose a word to complete each rhyming couplet. Then write your own.
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If you could cook any meal for your family, what would you cook? Describe the meal and tell how you would make it.  (writing topic)
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Write a descriptive essay about a fun fact many people don't know about you.
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In this craft project, students write tree haiku about zoo animals. Then cut and color to make a "haiku zoo" chain display.
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Students can use this worksheet to practice writing a spring-themed haiku. This worksheet features a flower image that can also be colored in.
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Write a descriptive essay about what, in your opinion, is a big waste of money.
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Practice writing rhyming couplets. This worksheet includes a definition of couplets and an example.
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Write an acrostic poem about your favorite animal. Includes a sample acrostic titled, "Tigers."
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Describe one thing you're really good at. (personal narrative)
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Write a story titled, "The Baby Dragon."  (writing creative stories)
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Write a friendly letter (fan mail) to your favorite author and send it off in the mail.
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A child dress as Abraham Lincoln is standing on a stage. Above him is a banner that reads, "School Play".
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