How To Be A Dog or Cat: 2 Days of Informative and Creative Paragraph Writing

Judy Harrison M.Ed Art/Poetry/Animals
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(450)
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.

Class Experience

US Grade 2 - 4
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 Offered
Learners 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
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
0Pencil, eraser, teacher provided worksheets or lined paper
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.

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Meet the teacher

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(450)
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... 
Group Class


for 2 classes
2x per week, 1 week
50 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(19)
Completed by 70 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 7-10
1-5 learners per class

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