Writing Strands: Level 6
For children who have finished Writing Strands 5 or most 17 year olds beginning in the Writing Strands series. May be too difficult for some 17 year olds who do not have much experience writing.
This book is for students who have finished Writing Strands 6 or new students who are 17 years old. Assignments are directed to the student. The book takes one full school year to complete and focuses on advanced skills such as recognizing and using persuasive language, writing reports, and developing character and conflict in creative pieces.
Scope and Sequence:
|1. Body Control||Creating character traits that readers can recognize|
|2. If I Were a...||Considering different experiences and organizing a report to help readers understand information|
|3. Conflict||Learning about and creating conflict in fiction|
|4. Point of View||Learning the point of view options and explaining them in exposition|
|5. Survey||Writing and taking surveys|
|6. Report||Learning the importance of forces in conflict by describing how they are created|
|7. Disorder||Writing reports based on personal observations|
|8. Interview with a Character||Writing and conducting an interview|
|9. Who Me?||Recognizing and creating both stock and fully developed characters|
|10. Choices of Action||Showing readers how a character makes a decision|
|11. Problems||Creating believable character actions in an argument|
|12. Writing Letters||Phrasing and formatting business letters|