• English Curriculum

     

     

    Textbook: Collections- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

     

    Major Writing Focus:

    • Snapshot Paragraph (Marking Period 1)
    • Informative Essay (Marking Period 2)
    • Argumentative Essay (Marking Period 3)
    • Poetry (Marking Period 4)

     

    Writer's Toolbox:

    • Sensory Language
    • Snapshot
    • Thoughtshot
    • Show Not Tell
    • Lead
    • Figurative Language
    • Hyphenated-Modifier
    • Repetition for Effect
    • Humor
    • Anecdote

     

    Grammar Skills:

    • Capitalization
    • Parts of a Sentence 
    • Punctuation 
    • Parts of Speech 
    • Agreement 

     

    Spelling:

    • No Excuse Words (Frequently misspelled/misused words)