We will be working on a weekly journal that will follow a 5 day schedule. 


Day 1- Idea Day and free write

Day 2 - Put ideas into sentence form

Day 3 - Discuss with a partner

Day 4 - Edit and rewrite

Day 5 - Publish

     

 As the year progresses, we will utilize the book shown below to develop our writing into paragraphs with main ideas, details in time order, well developed plots, and strong conclusions.

 

Meet the Traits!

      Ideas

     Organization

       Voice

    Word Choice

      Sentence Fluency

    Conventions

    Presentation

Find out more about the traits and practice using them:

www.edina.k12.mn.us/concord/teacherlinks/sixtraits/sixtraits.html


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