I have bundled together my 5th grade Common Core Opinion and Narrative writing lesson plans! *If you have already purchased either lesson from my store, please do not duplicate your purchase.
The 5th Grade Narrative Lesson:
These brainstorm, storyboard, and checklist activities will allow your students to write fabulous Common Core narratives! Items such as sentence length, figurative language, and plot contents are explained in student-friendly language through this lesson plan. Students will be able to write creative narratives that align with the Common Core standards while letting their characters come to life with rich dialogue and details! There is an art extension activity for early finishers to give you time to work with your struggling writers.
This lesson can be used with either personal or fictional narratives.
Some of the elements included in the development and planning phases of the lesson are:
-Transition words and phrases for sequence and order of events
-Utilizing specific nouns and verbs
-Varying sentence length
-Incorporating figurative language
This lesson also comes with an anchor paper to read with your class and discuss. It is accompanied by comprehension questions as well!
The 5th Grade Opinion Lesson:
This high-interest lesson plan allows teachers to effectively teach the Common Core Opinion writing standards to 5th grade students. The lesson comes with a teacher manual, student guideline, an anchor paper, graphic organizer, student checklist, early finisher activity, and more! Items such as a topic sentence, support reasons, and a valid conclusion are addressed. Students are pushed to utilize high-level vocabulary while effectively stating their opinions and backing them up with convincing, supporting reasons. This assignment can also lead to great discussions and debates in the classroom!
The lesson plan includes:
-A lesson plan with teacher instructions
-Student Guidelines (with step-by-step instructions)
-A sample opinion letter
-A list of potential topics students may write about
-An extension activity for early finishers, which is a cartoon or illustration showing characters debating or discussing the opinion topic
This lesson plan covers the following Common Core Standards:
**Please do not purchase this bundle if you have already purchased the 5th Grade Common Core Opinion or 5th Grade Common Core Narrative Lesson already! :) I am also selling this same Common Core writing bundle combined with my first week of school games, lessons, and activities. Click on this paragraph to see that triple-bundled lesson!