Writing K-5th Grade

Class Title: English Writing

Grade Level: Kindergarten

Day and Time: Thursdays 5:00-6:00 pm

Duration of Unit Theme: January- June

Teacher: Mr.McCoy

 

Theme: Creative Writing & Figurative Language

Big Ideas: Imagery

 

Student Work:

Students will…

  • Students must create a story where the main character uses their intelligence and voice to solve the problem (thinking creatively and critically).
  • Be asked to perform assignments and participate in discussions which review past material and reinforce retention.  

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Class Title: English Writing

Grade Level: 1st Grade

Day and Time: Fridays 5:00-6:00 pm

Duration of Unit Theme: January-March

Teacher: Mr. McCoy

 

Theme: Figurative Language

 

Big Ideas: 

 

Student Work:

Students will…

  • Learn how to use onomatopoeia in a comic (especially how to use it to depict emotions, if something is getting closer or farther away from a person, how loud the person is speaking, etc. All in a writing format).
  • Students must create a story where the main character uses their intelligence and voice to solve the problem (thinking creatively and critically).
  • Be asked to perform assignments and participate in discussions which review past material and reinforce
  • retention.  

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Class Title: English Writing

Grade Level: 2nd Grade

Day and Time: Mondays 5:00-6:00 pm

Duration of Unit Theme: January-March

Teacher: Mr. McCoy

 

Theme: Creative Writing & Figurative Language

 

Big Ideas: Identify basic parts of speech, evaluate and write adjectives in descriptive writing, identify different types of figurative language and how to use it in descriptive writing.

 

Student Work:

Students will…

  • Read passages of descriptive writing and identify parts of speech and figurative language.
  • Participate in class discussions and activities.
  • Write descriptive metaphors and similes based on their own experience.

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Class Title: English Writing

Grade Level: 2nd-3rd Grade (STEAM Group 2)

Day and Time: Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 pm

Duration of Unit Theme: April-May

Teacher: Mr. McCoy

 

Theme: Creative Writing & Figurative Language - Paragraph Formatting Review

 

Big Ideas: Onomatopoeia, metaphors, similes, and idioms

Students will…

  • Write the body of their speech using figurative language 
  • Be asked to perform assignments and participate in discussions which review past material and reinforce retention.

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Class Title: English Writing

Grade Level: 4th/5th Grade

Day and Time: Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 pm 

Duration of Unit Theme: March - June

Teacher:Ms. Lizzy

 

Theme:  Creative Writing & Figurative Language

 

Big Ideas: Alliteration, hyperbole, & imagery

 

Student Work:

Students will…

  • Learn how to incorperate figurative language into their writing. 
  • Be asked to perform assignments and participate in discussions which review past material and reinforce retention.  

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