Writers Handbook {Student Reference Resource} 5th Grade

Grade Levels
5th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
33 pages
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Writer's Handbook is a valuable resource for your intermediate writers. During writing workshop and throughout the day, students will have, at their fingertips, the information they need to help them be successful writers.

It is one of the most utilized resources in my classroom. Students use their handbooks daily to aid in their writing across different subjects. This YEAR LONG writing resource will also support and enhance your writing instruction! Many of the pages in this product reflect topics taught during writing workshop mini-lessons saving you precious prep time.

This organized 26 page writing handbook includes:
• Cover
Table of contents with page numbers for each resource
Grade level writing goals (CCSS) written as “I Can…” statements (2 pages)
“99 Journal Topics” – engaging writing ideas for students who can’t think of anything to write about. (2 pages)
“My Writing Ideas” personal brainstorming graphic organizer
“The Writing Process” flow chart
“Sensational Starts” - Ideas for how to begin a writing piece.
“Fantastic Finishes” – Ideas for how to end a writing piece
• Comprehensive list of “Transition Words and Phrases” (2 pages)
“Spice it Up” – Word choice enhancers
“Figurative Language” – Brief overview of literary devices with examples.
“Million Dollar Word Bank” – 4 pages of descriptive words organized into categories such as colors, character traits, and sensory words.
“Editing Symbols” – chart of symbol, when it is used, and example.
“Tricky Spelling” – list of 100+ “spelling demons”
“Revising Tips” – Advice for writers on revising.
“Editing Tips” – Advice and guidelines for editing.
“Notes” – 4 pages for students to take notes, write ideas, etc.

Also included are a product “Overview” and “Suggestions for Use”.
Other grade levels available:
3rd Grade Writer's Handbook (Student Reference Resource}
4th Grade Writer's Handbook {Student Reference Resource}
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Daily Common Core Writing
On Demand Writing
Would You Rather... Opinion Writing Unit
Literary Themes Poster Set
Non-Fiction Text Bundle
Total Pages
33 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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