Four Square Writing

FOUR SQUARE WRITING METHOD
BY JUDITH GOULD & EVAN GOULD

WHAT IS FOUR SQUARE WRITING?
* method of teaching basic composition skills
* pre-writing and organizational skills are heavily focused on with this method’s well developed graphic organizer
* tool for writing a five paragraph writing piece
* not a writing program
* takes students through the steps of the writing process
* includes partner and teaching conferencing

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO USING THE FOUR SQUARE WRITING METHOD?
* helps organize thoughts/plans before writing
* applicable across grade levels (1st-9th) and content areas
* can be applied to expository, narrative, persuasive, and descriptive forms of writing
* visual and kinesthetic aid to help students focus writing, provide detail, and enhance word choice
* can be modified to meet students needs

Grades 1-3 Information

Grades 4-8 Information

Inspiration Templates for Four Square

Online Four Square Tools

FOUR SQUARE BOOKS

Four Square Writing Method : A Unique Approach to Teaching Basic Writing Skills for Grades 1-3


Four Square Writing Method - Early Learners


FOUR SQUARE WRITING METHOD GR. 4-6


Four Square Writing Method: A Unique Approach to Teaching Basic Writing Skills for Grades 7-9


Four Square Writing Method Grades 1-3 w/ Enhanced CD


Four Square Writing Method Grades 4-6 w/ Enhanced CD


Four Square: The Total Writing Classroom for Grades 1-4


Four Square: The Total Writing Classroom for grades 5-9


Four Square: Writing in the Content Areas for Grades 1-4: A Companion to the Four Square Writing Method


Four Square: Writing in the Content Areas for Grades 5-9