How To Be A Dog or Cat: 2 Days of Informative and Creative Paragraph Writing
Judy Harrison M.Ed Art/Poetry/Animals
Learners will use graphic organizers to write TWO "how to" informative paragraphs. This is a small group virtual English class and one I WISH I'd had when I was learning how to write in second (2nd) and third (3rd) grade.
US Grade 2 - 4
****Learners should know how to write a complete sentence before attending this class.*** Day 1-After a brief introduction to the topic and to each other, a slideshow will introduce students to the teacher's cats, Kirby and Tycho. Then, the first step in procedural writing will be modeled as the group works together to fill out a graphic organizer using the topic, "How to Be a Cat". Next, students will learn about transition words, topic sentences, and closing sentences. Finally, the class...
This class is taught in English.
Students will learn how to use a graphic organizer as a prewriting tool. Students will learn about the "How To" or "procedural" style of writing. Students will learn how to write an informative paragraph with transition words, and both topic and closing sentences.
Judy taught writing to kindergarten through fourth-grade students in public schools for over thirty years. For almost a decade she had a small business that focused on literacy and creative writing. She's also a cat owner and a WONDERFUL "dog aunt".
Homework OfferedLearners will be encouraged to send their completed paragraphs to the teacher for additional feedback and editing tips.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
0Pencil, eraser, teacher provided worksheets or lined paper
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Meet the teacher
Greetings! Thank you for taking a moment to look at my educator profile. I have been teaching on Outschool since March 2020 and reaching learners in a virtual classroom is my new passion. Central Michigan University is where I earned an...
$34for 2 classes
2x per week, 1 week
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(19)
Completed by 70 learners
Live video meetings
1-5 learners per class