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Writing ELA

Texts used:

  • Writer's Workshop by Lucy Calkins


  • We will focus on writing in narrative, persuasive, opinion, and expository styles, as well as poetry.
  • Students will have instruction in developing ideas, organizing writing with graphic organizers, drafting, revising and editing, peer conferencing, and publishing for a specific audience.
  • Everyone has a personalized Writer’s Notebook.
  • Each child will be given a three-pocket writing portfolio to organize their writing and house writing tools, resources, and mentor pieces.
  • Lessons will be conducted on grammar or mechanics to meet grade level requirements.