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5th Grade - Practice Writing


Write poems, stories, and essays based upon personal reflections, observations, and experiences. 0501.3.4

Links verified on 2/14/2014

  1. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Someone a Letter - historical letters help students do some real-world writing
  2. Interactive Writing Prompts - inspiring young writers with word games that have interactive choices
  3. Narrative Essay - Article and help on writing narrative essay.
  4. Newspaper Writing Lesson Plan - Kids Learn to Write for a School Audience A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. Poetry writing practice web An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print [this document is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
  6. Haiku Generator - use drop down boxes to make a haiku of three lines This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  7. Haiku Starter - Lesson plan to print to help students learn to write Haiku poetry.
  8. How to write a Haiku - Lesson plan teaching how to create Haiku poetry.
  9. Letter Poem Creator: Student Interactive - Letter poems are a particularly apt medium for exploring a defining characteristic of poetry-line breaks. As students work to transform narrative-style letters (shown at left) into poetic format, they are encouraged to think carefully about where to end each line. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  10. Step by step guide - Guide on writing an essay.
  11. Writing a Personal Narrative - Student model as an example An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  12. Writing Model - interactive model of supporting an interpretation
  13. Writing Source - many ideas to use as prompts



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