Fun Reading and Creative Writing
In this online course, students will be taught how to use English Language Arts skills (vocabulary, reading strategies, text structures, elements of fiction, figurative language, among other things, to develop creative stories with realistic characters, superhero characters, poetry, etc.
US Grade 4 - 6
First, students will learn the elements of proficient readers: visualizing, activating schema, questioning, inferring, determining importance, monitoring for meaning and synthesizing. Second, students will learn the major parts of fiction: plot, point of view, setting, style, and theme. Students will also implement the writing process in their own writings (planning, drafting, sharing, evaluating, revising, editing and publishing). Finally, students will enhance their grammatical skills as...
Students will improve their reading and writing skills by practicing habits of proficient readers and writers.
Homework OfferedStudents will read at home for at least 20-30 minutes per day, so they can practice the skills taught in class.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedStudents will be assessed informally and receive specific feedbacks on their reading comprehension and writing.
I have embedded educational videos from YouTube into the PowerPoint presentations. Some of the videos are short appropriate music or Pixar clips. All of these resources are used to teach English Language Arts skills. The students find them engaging and so do I.
We will read articles from e-readingworksheets, lyrics to songs that are online, and appropriate articles on the Internet.
Meet the teacher
My name is Stacy-Ann Facey and I love teaching creative reading and writing. For the past four years, not including my experiences with virtual instruction in Florida, I have been teaching online to audiences worldwide through Zoom and social...
1x per week
Average rating:4.7Number of reviews:(14)
Completed by 134 learners
Live video meetings
3-10 learners per class