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/ -
- 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