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Writing Summer Camp: How to Write a 5-Paragraph Essay

Class
Linda Lu
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(84)
In this short-term class, students will write a 5-paragraph essay and receive feedback from a licensed ELA teacher.

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 5
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
Aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
5 lessons//1 Week
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Plan and Write a Paragraph
We will talk about the basic structure of paragraphs. Students will plan and write their own paragraphs. They will be provided with a writing prompt, rubric, self-edit check list, and receive feedback about their paragraph from the teacher.
Lesson 2
Body Paragraphs
Students will learn how to plan and write body paragraphs that would be included in a 5-paragraph essay. Students will be provided with a writing prompt, rubric, self-edit check list, and receive feedback about their body paragraphs from the teacher.
Lesson 3
Introduction Paragraphs
Students will learn about how to write an interesting introduction paragraph that makes people want to keep reading. We will learn how to write a hook and a thesis statement. Students will plan and write an introduction paragraph. Students will be provided with a writing prompt, rubric, self-edit check list, and receive feedback about their introduction paragraph from the teacher.
Lesson 4
Conclusion Paragraphs
Students will plan and write a conclusion paragraph. Students will be provided with a writing prompt, rubric, self-edit check list, and receive feedback about their conclusion paragraph from the teacher.
Lesson 5
How to Edit & Revise
Students will learn how to edit and revise their 5-paragraph essays. They will receive additional feedback about any changes they made to the draft of their 5 paragraph essay.
Students will plan, draft, edit, revise, and submit a final draft of a 5-paragraph essay. After submitting the essay, students will receive feedback based on a rubric and self-editing checklist provided by the teacher. 
I am a licensed K-12 teacher with 10 years of experience. My education includes a Bachelor's in English and a Master's in Teaching. 
Homework Offered
Students will need to finish planning and writing assignments at home. They will also need to spend time revising and editing their 5-paragraph essays before submitting them to the teacher for feedback.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Student writing will be assessed using a rubric and self-editing checklist that will be provided for the students to use while writing their essays. The teacher will also provide comments about what students did well and what can be improved.
Grades Offered
Upon request, a grade and formal written feedback about student growth and progress will be provided. Please message the teacher to request a grade and feedback report.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(84)
Profile
Hello families! 

My name is Linda Lu. I teach English Language Arts and social studies at a middle school in the United States.

My education includes a Master's Degree in Teaching and a Bachelor's degree in English. Additionally, I am certified... 
Group Class

$105

for 5 classes
5x per week, 1 week
55 min

Completed by 1 learner
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-12
1-5 learners per class

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