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6 Week Writing Class | 3rd 4th Grades | Writing Complex Sentences and Paragraphs

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Leaves of Learning Academy
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We will publish 8 pieces of writing: opinion, informative/explanatory, and narrative paragraphs. The writing tasks focus on building and strengthening ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, paragraphs, and conventions.

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US Grade 3 - 4
Intermediate Level
12 lessons//6 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Elements of Narrative Writing
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. Learners will be able to: ✅name some elements of narrative writing ✅know how to use Wow Words to spice up their writing ✅know how to use quotation marks and commas correctly when including dialogue
Lesson 2
Elements of Narrative Writing
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. Learners will be able to: ✅use the elements of narrative writing to write their own story ✅use Wow Words to spice up their writing ✅use quotation marks and commas correctly when including dialogue
 Week 2
Lesson 3
Elements of Narrative Writing
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. Learners will be able to: ✅revise their narrative/story to improve it ✅add a ‘hook’ at the beginning to draw the readers in ✅add specific details to help the reader visualize the setting and events
Lesson 4
Elements of Narrative Writing
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. Learners will be able to: ✅write a narrative about a small moment ✅add a ‘hook’ at the beginning to draw the readers in ✅add specific details to help the reader visualize the setting and events
 Week 3
Lesson 5
Elements of Informative/Explanatory Writing
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. Learners will be able to: ✅name some elements of informative writing ✅know how to write complete sentences ✅know how to identify proper nouns and capitalize them correctly
Lesson 6
Elements of Informative/Explanatory Writing
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. Learners will be able to: ✅use elements of informative writing to write an informative paragraph ✅know how to select relevant, specific details about a topic
 Week 4
Lesson 7
Elements of Informative/Explanatory Writing
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. Learners will be able to: ✅edit their writing to correct capitalization errors ✅edit their writing to check for sentence fragments and run-on sentences ✅use the elements of informative writing to write an informative paragraph on a topic of their choice
Lesson 8
Elements of Informative/Explanatory Writing
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. Learners will be able to: ✅use elements of informative writing to write an informative paragraph ✅know how to select relevant, specific details about a topic
 Week 5
Lesson 9
Elements of Opinion Paragraphs
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information. Learners will be able to: ✅organize their ideas ✅know how to add opinions to their writing ✅know how to support their opinions with relevant details
Lesson 10
Elements of Opinion Paragraphs
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information. Learners will be able to: ✅organize my ideas ✅know how to add opinions to their writing ✅know how to support their opinions with relevant details
 Week 6
Lesson 11
Elements of Opinion Paragraphs
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information. Learners will be able to: ✅revise a text to improve it ✅know how to use adjectives to make their writing more interesting
Lesson 12
Elements of Opinion Paragraphs
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information. Learners will be able to: ✅organize their ideas ✅know how to add opinions to their writing ✅know how to support their opinions with relevant details
In this writing workshop class, we will write opinion, informative/explanatory, and narrative pieces while learning how to use Linking Words for smooth transitions, Wow Words to add detail, Sizzling Starts to engage the reader, and Extraordinary Endings to leave a lasting impression. Individualized feedback & personalized instruction are provided to help meet all learners' needs.
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Leaves of Learning Academy has served over 6,500 learners to date on Outschool! The teachers with Leaves of Learning Academy are licensed and degreed professional educators with over 100 years of combined experience educating learners in a variety of settings. We are passionate about bringing the highest quality educational experiences to our learners. We strive to provide a welcoming, inclusive online classroom community where all learners' needs are met through a personalized approach to teaching and learning. We use research based instructional strategies to provide the highest quality and most effective learning opportunities for learners ages 5 through 12. Join a class and "come grow with us!"

All classes are designed and created by me, Kelly Hall, owner and founder of Leaves of Learning Academy. Our teachers go through rigorous training to assure that all classes are taught to the same level of quality no matter which one of our teachers is teaching it! I have strict hiring standards and strive to only hire teachers I would feel comfortable teaching my own children on Outschool.
Homework Offered
Learners may choose to complete unfinished work after class ends, or write additional pieces focusing on the skill taught in class and send to the teacher for feedback.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
 a notebook and a pen or pencil
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Google Slides will be used to present content.
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(714)
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We are a team of dedicated teachers committed to engaging your learner in our online classrooms to support them in participating to their fullest level of comfort, taking risks, reaching their fullest potential, finding success, and... 
Group Class

$200

for 12 classes
2x per week, 6 weeks
45 min

Completed by 5 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-10
1-8 learners per class

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