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4.5.2: Action Plan for Writing Standard 2

Time to Try

You now have an opportunity to complete an Action Plan Template for Writing Standard 2. This is a similar activity to the Action Plan in Unit 3. Please download the Action Plan Template below and the Sample Action Plan to help guide your work.

Action Plan Template for Writing

Sample Action Plan for Writing


Directions for completing the Action Plan for Writing

  • Review the content standards for one or more of your courses and read the corresponding CCSS grade band for Writing Standard 2. To improve students’ reading skills within your content area course, choose a content standard, or group of standards, in which you can develop students’ abilities to cite evidence to support conclusions as described in CCSS Writing Standard 2. Identify what you want the students to learn and the standards you will be addressing and list them on the Action Plan.
  • Next, view the document, “What is Formative Assessment?” as a guide to complete the next step, Assessment Tools. Determine a formative assessment that will provide insight and feedback to both the students and the teacher on the students’ progress in meeting both the content expectations and the literacy expectations of the two standards. Note the formative assessment idea in the Action Plan Template.
  • Then choose learning activities that will help students attain the identified standards. The activities could be from a lesson you have your students do now that could be expanded to address evidence, or they could be for a new lesson.