W.K.3

Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.

 


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Unpacking the Standard: W.K.3
Student Friendly Learning Target: W.K.3

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VOCABULARY
  • event
  • reaction
  • order/sequence
  • setting
  • character

  • detail
  • topic
  • beginning/middle/end
  • author
  • illustrator

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD    what's this 

    • Kindergarten students begin building a foundation of writing by learning to describe familiar events or experiences through drawing, dictating, and writing. 
    • In describing a series of events, students are learning that events occur in a sequence. 
    • In learning to narrate an event or series of events, students need to understand the concepts of beginning, middle, and end. 
    • Throughout the school year, kindergarten students need ample opportunities to express their thoughts in ways that are purposeful and meaningful. 
 


QUESTIONS TO FOCUS INSTRUCTION what's this 

    • How does a kindergarten student begin to develop the skills needed to be an effective writer? 
    • What activities help students express their thoughts and experiences through drawing, dictating, and writing? 
    • How can drawing a picture improve a student’s narrative? 
    • What strategies can be used to help students develop the understanding that events have a “beginning, middle, and end”? 
 

 

 


LEARNING PROGRESSION

Go to W.1.3 to see the progression of related skills.