Writing, the Basics

Here is a quizlet that covers the writing process, types of writing, the elements of a story…etc.

What do students learn in Elementary ELA?


  • Thinking about a speech
  • Plot elements and drawing plot diagrams…
  • Identifying themes (as well as supporting details and main ideas); recognizing how cause and effect signal words and transition words are used; effectively summarizing a text
  • Preview an informational text; activating prior knowledge using KWL diagrams; connecting with a text, through text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections
  • Characters in conflict, the use of irony, and how to present evidence to back up one’s literary analysis


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