Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Lesson Plan: Fall Poem

Subject: Writing
Grade: 5th (can be adapted for other grade levels)

Title:  Fall Poem

Integration of Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to write a short poem about fall.
  • Students will be able to complete the steps of the writing process.
  • 1.4.5.A: Write poems, multi-paragraph stories, and plays.

o   Include detailed descriptions of people, places, and things.
o   Include literary elements and devices.
  • 1.5.5.F: Use grade appropriate conventions of language when writing and editing.

o   Spell common, frequently used words correctly.
o   Use capital letters correctly.
o   Punctuate correctly.
o   Use correct grammar and sentence formation.
  • 1.5.5.D: Write with an understanding of style, using a variety of sentence structures and descriptive word choices (e.g., adjectives, nouns, adverbs, verbs) to create voice. Include specific details that convey meaning and set a tone. 

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Lesson Plan & Presentation: Narrative Leads

The following presentation is a combination of a lesson plan and a Power Point presentation to display to the class. The presentation covers the different types of leads to use for narrative writing.