Personal Narrative/Realistic Fiction Hybrid is our first writing unit. During this unit, students will:
- use a variety of strategies to generate narrative ideas.
- make sure their writing is focused on the heart of the story.
Boxes and Bullets: Personal and Persuasive Essay is our next writing unit. During this unit, students will:
- learn essay structure.
- plan out an essay with a strong claim and support and use evidence (quotes, stories, etc) to back each support.
- write personal essays that will transition to persuasive essays.
Literary Essay–During this unit students will:
- write essays about character based ideas about texts.
- write essays about theme based ideas about texts.
- write essays comparing/contrasting ideas about texts.