5th Grade English Language Arts

  1. Responding to an opinion-based writing prompt

    Interpreting a persuasive writing prompt, brainstorming topics and drafting and revising a persuasive response in the 5th grade for the prompt: Imagine your family is trying to decide whether or not to get a pet. Take a position on this subject. Would you like to have a pet or not? Write a letter to your family explaining why a pet is, or is not, a good idea. Support your opinion with strong reasons.
  1. Responding to a narrative writing prompt

    Interpreting a narrative writing prompt, brainstorming topics and drafting and revising a narrative response in the 5th grade for the prompt: Imagine that one day during recess, you and a friend stumble across a wooden box hidden under some leaves. The box has a lock on it and appears to be very old. Write a story that tells what happens next.
  2. Responding to a narrative writing prompt

    Interpreting a narrative writing prompt, brainstorming topics and drafting and revising a narrative response in the 5th grade for the prompt: Think about a person who is special to you. Why is this person special? Write about a story about a memory that you have of that person that shows why he or she is so special.