ENG41: English Writing Workshop Grade 4 Part 1

Course Description

In this course, students will learn how to make their writing more effective. Students will learn how to analyze their writing to make sure key components are present and clear. These components will be made clear to them through numerous exercises they will complete throughout the course. By the end of the course, students will understand vivid verbs, precise nouns, adjectives, adverbs, personal narratives, dialogue, settings, characters, and more.

Topic 1 Introduction
  • Why do we write?
  • For whom do we write?
  • What is the writing process?
  • Use vivid verbs and precise nouns
  • Find your active voice
Topic 2 Writing a Story Part 1
  • Use your senses
  • Use your adjectives and Adverbs
  • The writing process: Descriptive Writing
  • What is a personal narrative?
  • Use time order
  • The writing process: Personal narrative
Topic 3 Writing a Story Part 2
  • What makes a story?
  • Practice your dialogue
  • Imagine a setting
  • Create a character
  • What's your point of view?
  • Stories are everywhere
  • The writing process: Story
Topic 4 Writing to Inform Part 1
  • Why and how do we inform?
  • Make an announcement
  • Write a friendly letter
  • The writing process: Biography
  • How do we compare?
  • Compare two and more than two
  • Compare two objects
  • Organize it in space
  • Find causes and effects
  • Relate an event