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5th Grade Writing Games & Activities
Gina Kennedy
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Fun, Challenging 5th Grade Writing Games, Activities and Lessons, Common Core Aligned! Finally, a fun way to reteach the standards and prepare students to become effective writers without endless practice prompts.
Product Description

100% ALIGNED to the 5th Grade Common Core Writing & Language Standards, but relevant to most 5th grade writing curriculum!
From developing a closing argument to following the transitions, these activities and games will bring new life to your writing instruction!
Also excellent for writing camps!

Included with this resource: 
*A lesson in which students work to create the perfect introductory paragraph!
*Pre-made certificate for the students who wrote the best introductory paragraph.
*A lesson in which the students cut and sort appropriate prompt responses.
* A lesson in which the students compete in TAG team writing.
*"Sentence War": Great game to review all of the components of a
*A lesson in which students practice building the perfect essay paragraph by paragraph.
* A lesson in which students review common expository errors.
*A lesson in which students are provided with an excellent review of common personal narrative mistakes.
*"Can You Spell EDIT?" Fun editing game.
*"Personal Narrative IMPROV": Fun IMPROV storytelling activity.
*"Order in the Court" Persuasive Closing Arguments Opinion Essays
*"A lesson in which students compete to write the best "transition" story.
*In this game, students review either/or and neither/nor.
Answer Key

48 Pages

Who is it for?

  • Educators
  • Teachers
  • 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds)
  • Gifted & talented students


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After spending almost 30 years as a public educator, I am currently a "Differentiation Consultant" in which I've worked with districts adding enrichment materials to their curriculum and I am an adjunct field representative supervising student teachers.

Over the years I have taught 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade; as well as serving as a Curriculum Specialist, Testing Coach and finally a Gifted Specialist for many years.

I worked as a contributor to major textbook companies for seven years which caused me to realize there is a lack of authentic, challenging teaching materials that require little teacher prep and offer the rigor needed to meet the depth of our curriculum standards that students currently face.  The products I offer require little teacher prep, are fun and creative and provide the level of rigor needed to challenge even your brightest learners.

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