Lesson Plan

Write to Read

This framework is one of many ways to support students as writers to strengthen their capacity to process and talk about what they read and learn.
Ashley H.
Professional Development & Literacy Specialist
Teacher Professional Development Department
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My Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts

Students will be able to...

(Because this flow can be used with multiple grade levels, the CCR Anchor Standards are listed in lieu of specific grade level standards.)

  • Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. (R1)
  • Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text. (R6)
  • Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content. (W2)
  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (W4)
  • Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others. (W6)
  • Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. (W9)
  • Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. (SL 1)
  • Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations. (SL 5)
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (L1)
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. (L2)


English Language Arts
reading comprehension
text analysis
using supporting evidence
writing clearly
Grades 6 - 12
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