Writing

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.

Poetry