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WRITING

Living A Writer's Life

Strategies of Good Writers:
Writer's focus on a moment of time.
Writer's expand the moment with what they see, hear, smell, taste and feel.
Writer's write about their life experiences.
Writer's read often.
Writer's reread their notebooks for ideas.
Writer's organize their writing in a logical sequence around the main idea.
Writer's write leads that grab the reader.
Writer's elaborate on ideas with interesting details, examples, and anecdotes that engage the audience.
Writer's use carefully selected words and sentences.
Writer's include an effective variety of sentence structures and lengths.

  SAMPLES OF FIFTH GRADE WRITING

TEXT STRUCTURES

Proofreading Checklist

Editing Marks

PUBLISHED BOOKS

STORY BOOK MAKING

MENTOR TEXTS   MORE MENTOR TEXTS    MENTOR TEXTS FOR Diff. Writing

Mentor Texts

EWriting Worksheets - Grammar

                 
  Writing Process    6+1 Traits of writing   Moving from a "1" Paper to a "4" Paper  
practicing Cursive Handwriting
 
                 
    Young Authors Workshop logo   Great Leads - "WOW"   Parts of Speech      
Making Cursive Words
 
                 
  HOW DO I GET STARTED WRITING A STORY   Transition Words   Writing Prompts

Can Teach Writing Prompts

Creative Writing Prompts
  Letter Writer  
                 
  go to About Bruce Page
Bruce Hale’s How to Write a Story
  Alternative words for said   Expository Writing

5 Paragraph Essay

Sample Essay

  Expository Writing Prompts to Ponder  
                 
      Show Don't Tell - Power Point          
                 
  Brainstorm                                      
Power of Paragraphing
  Writing Responses to Literature   Compare and Contrast Writing
Examples:
Basketball & Football (both sports)
◦Horses & Cats (both animals, but different in many ways)
◦Writing & Singing (both art forms, but different in many ways)

 
                 
  Research Report

5 Paragraph
Essay Lesson

 Helpful Paragraph
Writing Ideas

Example of a
Basic Essay
  Graphic Organizers   Persuasive Writing Opion Essay
Promblem/Solution Pro/Con Essay
Persuasive PP
Persuasive PP 2

Give Examples for Persuasive Writing PP

Persuasive Writing Interactive Map by Read Write Think

Step by Step Persuasive Writing

Persuasion Map online

Persuasive Writing Directions

Advertising Tricks



  Biography Writing

Friendly Letter Writing

Narrative Writing Personal
- Using Dialogue
- Adding  Similes/Metaphors


Create a Newspaper/Brochure/
Pamphlet/Flyer


Comic Strip Maker

Bio Cube Creator
 
                 

Hyphens

Apostrophes

Punctuating Dialogue

Punctuating Titles

Capitalization Part 1      Part 2

Creating Plural Forms

Abbreviations

Spelling

I Before e
Silent e
Words Ending in y
Consonant Endings
Spelling Review

Commonly Confused Words

Using the Right Word 1
Using the Right Word 2
Using the Right Word 3
Using the Right Word 4

Subjects and Predicates

Direct and Indirect Objects

Subject-Verb Agreement

Pronoun Antecedent Agreement

Nouns and Pronouns

Nouns—Uses
Pronouns 1—Types
Pronouns 2—Number & Person
Pronouns 3—Uses

Verbs

Verbs 1—Irregular
Verbs 2—Transitive & Intransitive
Verbs 3—Verbals

Adjectives & Adverbs

Prepositions

Conjunctions

Sentences Combining

 

GRAMMER PRACTICE

 

Poetry Writing
Rhyming Dictionary

Forms of Poetry with Examples

Interactive Poetry Creator

How to Write an Acrostic

How to Write a Diamonte

How to Write an Exaggeration
Poem


How to Write a Haiku

How to Write a Limerick

How to Write a Funny List Poem

How to Write a Bio Poem

How to Write a 5W Poem  

How to Write an I Am Poem

How to Write a Name Poem  

How to Write a Cinquain

How to Diamond Poem 
Conventions PP


Types of Sentences

End Punctuation

Commas    Part 2

Commas in a Series

Using Commas

Compound Sentences

Punctuating Dialogue

Quotation Marks

Commas in Direct Quotes

Proofreading

Editing Fragments
Editing Run-Ons
Editing Sub/Verb Agreement
Editing Verb Tense
Editing Pronouns
Editing Adjectives
Conferencing
Peer Review You Tube













NONFICTION

TEXT FEATURES

MAIN IDEA

Locating Topic Sentence
Locating Topic Sentence 2

Supporting Sentences

Paragraphing Writing
Paragraph Writing Practice

Biography Writing

 Biographical Fictional

 Expository Writing How To Compare/Contrast Informative

NonFiction Text Structures

Cause and Effect

Chronological Order

Compare and Contrast

Sequence of Events

Give Examples PP

Irrevelant Information PP

Consistent Point of View Writing

RESEARCH PP
Resources to Use PP
Newspaper PP
Graphic Organizer
                 
      Parts of Speech

Pronouns
Verbs
 (Past/Prssent/Future)

Present Tense Verbs
Past Tense Verbs
Future Tense Verbs
Adverbs
Adverbs - HOW
Adverbs - WHERE
Adverbs - WHEN
ER/EST Comparatives

GRAMMAR QUIZES

  Varying Sentences PP                
Know Your Audience PP

Know Your Audience Part 2
 
                 

WORD WALL WORDS

Games - Interactive Websites to practice Grammar and Spelling skills