ENG51: English Writing Workshop Grade 5 - 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 audiences, active voices, time orders, point of views, staying on topic, and more.

Topic 1 Introduction
  • The writing process
  • Purposes for writing
  • Audience
  • Find main ideas and details in pictures
  • Find main ideas and details in text
  • Staying on topic
  • Write a paragraph
  • Active voice
Topic 2 Writing a Story Part 1
  • Sensory details
  • Pure description
  • The writing process: Descriptive writing
  • Personal Narrative
  • Time Order
  • The writing process: Personal narrative
  • Parts of a story
Topic 3 Writing a Story Part 2
  • Setting
  • Characters
  • Dialogue
  • Point of View
  • Stories are everywhere
  • The writing process: Story
Topic 4 Writing to Inform Part 1
  • Explanatory writing
  • Directions
  • The writing process: How-to-Instructions
  • Visual aids
  • Spatial organization
  • Cause and effect organization
  • News report
  • Comparisons