BioPoem and Revision --develop ideas and elaborate 9/11-10/1
Models of elaboration (description, details, strong verbs, examples, emotions, thoughts, imagery) 9/11 - 10/1
Narrative Events -- senses, emotions, thoughts, organization for audience and purpose
Current Event -- practice idea development and elaboration; organize
Entries: narrative power writes for idea development with word choice
Develop ideas; develop questions with audience in mind; interview; write feature with elaboration and voice for peer with image
The Giver Model -- idea elaboration: sensory images; thoughts; emotions; stop motion/snapshot
Sensory Model: imagery of sights, sounds, tastes, touch, smells, etc.
Meaningful Object Model: Apply idea development, elaboration, voice, organization
EALR 1: The student understands and uses a writing process.
1.1 — Prewrites to generate ideas and plan writing.
1.2 — Produces draft(s).
1.3 — Revises to improve text.
1.4 — Edits text.
1.5 — Publishes text to share with an audience.
1.6 — Adjusts writing process as necessary.
EALR 2: The student writes in a variety of forms for different audiences and purposes.
2.1 — Adapts writing for a variety of audiences.
2.2 — Writes for different purposes.
2.3 — Writes in a variety of forms/genres.
2.4 — Writes for career applications.
EALR 3: The student writes clearly and effectively.
3.1 — Develops ideas and organizes writing.
3.2 — Uses appropriate style.
3.3 — Knows and applies writing conventions appropriate for the grade level.
EALR 4: The student analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of written work.
4.1 — Analyzes and evaluate others’ and own writing.
4.2 — Sets goals for improvement.