Last month the 5th graders completed their “Opinion” essay for Language Arts. They were to use the Opinion Rubric to guide them in their writing. They were also to write a paragraph for me stating the changes they made to their writing to place them in the “Excellent” category. This month they will be writing a Fictional Narrative essay. The students’ purpose in writing this essay will be to write a lively and interesting fictional story with a conflict and a resolution. They will spend some time developing their characters and setting and will use dialogue throughout the essay. They will also need to write a paragraph for me stating the changes they make to their paper to put them in the Excellent category of writing; according to the rubric. Lastly, they are to include five words from their initial draft that they change to help expand their vocabulary. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email me. Thank you!
Deb Burks Donley :)