Each day students will write. Each day they will practice a skill in the writing process and in the six traits of good writing.
Writing is hard fun. ~ Donald Murray
Welcome our writing class.
Join us in puzzling through the process of writing well. Dare to delve into your thoughts and learning, and share those ideas with others.
A note about Writing and Learning: Writing and Learning
Most parents are concerned with spelling errors in their child's writing. While we write, we circle any words we think we may have misspelled so we can look them up later for the final draft. For spelling activities, here are some links:
Our School Links:
Spelling City: http://www.spellingcity.com/
Go to "Find a List" and search by teacher for "Sheri Edwards"
Current List: i before e
Other Practice Activities
The Suffix/Prefix Word Maker: http://websites.ntl.com/~fixbyji/literacy/suffixprefix.htm (Site may not work any more)
Type words: Easy Suffixes
Maggies Earth Adventure: Match prefix/suffix meanings: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/adventure/grammar3.htm#
Fish Tank: http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm#grade5
Click on Grade 5-6 and then on Fish Tank or Try: http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/5_6/fishtanks1/fishtanks1.htm
You may also want to try: Space Station which teaches syllabication (syllables: syl-la-bles)
Make Words/Check Sense: http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/book_buddy/arthur/skill.html
Note: If you go to the home page and conduct a search for a topic (like prefix or suffix), other activities appear.
You may also be interested in Grammar Practice.
If you have any questions, please contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Edwards 634 4541 x34
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