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Week 14 Focus

Writers Workshop


ELAGSE6W4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

ELAGSE6W5: With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 6.)

ELAGSE6W6: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others.


Day 2

EQ: In describing a scene or object, are you able  to evoke responses from all five senses?

Activator:Journal Entry # 2

Descriptive writing hook Shmoop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcdndYPItHI

Teaching and Learning: What is the difference between narrative and descriptive writing? Students listen to videos independently,  using a foldable to capture main ideas/questions,

Five Senses https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATysG32zrsE  

The little black dog… practice with students.



Make a similar chart describe the apples write a paragraph about the apple using all five senses

Practice descriptive writing (use apples) (figurative language)

The little black dog.

Task part one worksheet turning non descriptive into descriptive ( purchased from TPT)

Summarizer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT5AsjzgIC4 descriptive example with Lion King

The little black dog… create sentences together. (use prepositions)

Day 3


EQ: What is your purpose for writing? Describe the six traits for writing.

Activator Journal Entry # 3

Teaching and learning:Narrative writing

Characteristics of narrative writing(review of 1st term vocabulary) 6 minutes


Six traits tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWYXCSTrFto

Using descriptive writing to define characters for example our story about the football game and STEAL


Snowball Activity:

Summary: I order veggies with swiss cheese! Describe what this means


Day 4

EQ: What is the difference between  narrative, descriptive and expository writing? Descriptive versus narrative https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdq3kfZtbiY

Activator Journal Entry # 4

Teaching and Learning

Compare three writing types


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDT9oCDJELY  12 min difference between introduces narrative in detail , take notes in foldable.



Summarizer: Exit Ticket teach me the difference between narrative and expository writing( I am a third grader) hint single idea or event in chronological order

Day 5

EQ: What is your purpose for writing? Decide what type of writing it is going to be.

Activator Journal Entry #5

Teaching and learning




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