5th Grade - Respond in Writing
Respond in writing to literature studied (e.g., critique, journal, group project). 0501.3.6
Links verified on 9/2/2014
- Cartoon Fill-ins - Create your own cartoon by filling in the form
- Haiku - [designed for grade 4] Students will be able to create a classical Japanese form of Poetry called Haiku
- Haiku Generator - use drop down boxes to make a haiku of three lines
- Instant Haiku Generator - Chose words from ten drop down boxes to write your instant Haiku.
- J. K. Rowling and her Harry Potter celebrate birthdays - participate in a debate and decide whether the books should be banned from the public library.
- 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.
- Listen and Respond to Fables Lesson - [designed for grade 2, use for remediation] online lesson with practice quiz. Tortoise and Hare
- Listen and Respond to Fables - [designed for grade 2, use for remediation] online lesson with practice quiz; Fox and the Crow
- Literary Response Template - PDF template to help students create a response to literature.
- Read and view imaginative text - [designed for grade 2, use for remediation] practice
- Response to Literature Writing Rubric - [deigned for grade 4] use this to rate writing.
- Shape Poem - A shape poem is a poem that describes an object and is written in the shape of the object. In this online tool, elementary students can select shapes from four different themes: Nature, School, Sports, and Celebrations. Within these themes, 19 different shapes are included.
- Write the Story Exercise: Creative Writing Prompts - "write what you see" by looking at a picture scenario featuring non-specific characters doing - whatever it is that you see!
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