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Fifth Grade Writing Curriculum

These are the writing conventions that students should show proficiency with by the end of 5th grade.

Writing Goal 1 - Writing Variety
The learner will write a variety of texts.
Writing Goal 2 - The Writing Process
The learner will use the writing process to write texts.
Writing Goal 3 - Focus
The learner will use strategies to stick to the topic.
Writing Goal 4 - Organization
The learner will use an organized plan to develop their writing.
Writing Goal 5 - Support and Elaboration
The learner will revise drafts to improve the lead, characters, and mood.
Writing Goal 6 - Style
The learner will revise drafts making word choices to improve style.
Writing Goal 7 - Conventions
The learner will demonstrate correct spelling, and use of punctuation and grammar conventions in their writing.

Revolutionary War WebQuest - Persuasive Writing

Revolutionary WebQuest  - Research Links Included

Websites available for Writing help

http://www.schooltube.com/video/9d37200dbcb55fe20cfc/ - Conjunctions
Animal Idioms - Youtube - Idioms
Metaphors video lesson - Metaphors
Proverbs or Wise words - Youtube - Proverbs
Homographs - Youtube - Homographs
 
http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/index.html - Contains a variety of Graphic organizers
http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/storymap/ - Excellent for organization of thoughts for writing
http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/compcontrast/map/ - Excellent help in writing a compare/contrast paper
http://pbskids.org/lions/videos/homophones.html - Homophone song
http://pbskids.org/lions/games/synsam.html - Synonyms
http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/comic/index.html - Help in writing a comic strip

http://www.spellingcity.com - Interactive Help with Spelling
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/ - Keyboarding
http://www.gamequarium.com/sentencestucture.html - Sentence Structure

Website available for Vocabulary & Spelling Help

http://www.freerice.com/ - Great vocabulary builder
http://www.spellingcity.com/ - Great to help practice spelling