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English Language Arts Grade 5
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Writing Standard 3
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
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Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
 
  • Descriptive Sensory Writing
    Students will be able to incorporate sensory details into a piece of descriptive writing. Students will improve a piece of writing by using precise and vivid language and word choice.
  • Vivid Verbs
    Students will practice using a thesaurus and dictionary to choose more descriptive verbs.
 
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  • Shape Poems: Writing Extraordinary Poems About Ordinary Objects
    Students will recognize the characteristics and format of a shape poem; compile a list of content area terms and sensory images (collaboratively as a class and also independently) that relate to a shape or object, as part of the process of brainstorming a word bank for their shape poem; apply spelling knowledge and strategies when brainstorming words for the word bank and writing and revising their shape poem.

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Email:  diana.suddreth@schools.utah.gov
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