ESSAY WRITING for grade 5
Entering Grade 5 – This course will emphasize the fundamentals of expository and informational writing. Students will acquire the skills to write well-organized paragraphs, summaries and essays. The class will also cover “pre-writing” techniques, syntax, word choice, grammar, punctuation and revision. Students will learn to engage in writing as a process, paying particular attention to diction and structure. This highly interactive class includes peer review, writing workshops and a final portfolio that students can take home to demonstrate their progress.