Middle School Writing Course (Grades 6-9) - Semester 1
This semester-long, middle-school writing course is jam packed with high-interest units and mini-lessons that are perfect for improving writing proficiencies. (Created exclusively for students in grades 6-9.)
What do I Get?
Overview: 1) a Sample Calendar that maps out how I have used these writing activities, 2) a Cheat Sheet for setting up Writers’ Notebooks, 3) Five Video Demos, and 4) Thirteen Resources (720 pages)
Writer's Notebook: Writing from Lists, Free Writing, and Targeted Skill Practice
Personal Narrative Unit: Things You Don't Know About Me
Make Your Characters Jump Off the Page
Transitions: Transition Ticket Paragraph Prompts
Quotation Quick Writes: Copy It. Explain It. Personalize It.
Quotation Interpretation: Words to the Wise Journaling and Drafting Pages
Scary Story Writing 101
Essay Writing Made Easy: Annoying Personality Traits
Show Don't Tell: Adding Attention-Grabbing Details to Narratives
Shades of Meaning: Using Precise Vocabulary
MOVIE QUOTES: GAB & GO STATIONS AND WRITING PROMPTS
Two seasonal resources available only with this writing course: 1) “Gratitude Notes” (November) and 2) “Writing from Holiday Book Excerpts” (December)
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