Writing and Grammar

Writing, Grammar, and Speaking / Listening

  • Writing

    We will learn a writing process which involves the research process, plus the following:

    • Prewriting
    • Draft
    • Revise/Edit
    • Produce/Publish and Share

    The types of writing we'll do are as follows:

    • Opinion / Argumentative
    • Informative / Explanatory
    • Narrative / Literary

    Grammar

    Here are some of the topics we'll be learning in grammar:

    • Verbs
    • Subject / Predicate
    • Adjectives & Adverbs
    • Sentence Types: simple; compound; imperative; exclamatory; declarative, and interrogative
    • Pronouns & Antecedents
    • Punctuation
    • Capitalization
    • Spelling

    Speaking and Listening

    We will be working on speaking and listening skills and strategies. This includes the following:

    • Following classroom listening rules
    • Making eye contact with the speaker
    • Having collaborative discussions
    • Presenting