The Fundamentals of Writing for South Carolina ELA Standards:

  • Employ a recursive writing process that includes planning, drafting, revising, editing, rewriting, publishing, and reflecting.
  • Interact and collaborate with peers and adults to develop and strengthen writing.
  • Produce writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, discipline, and audience.
  • Use clear and coherent written language to accomplish a purpose such as learning, enjoyment, argument, and the exchange of information.
  • Monitor progress throughout the writing process and adjust strategies as needed from independence to collaboration within a writing community.
  • Incorporate authors’ craft techniques observed from wide reading of anchor and mentor texts across disciplines to inform, explain, convince/argue, and entertain.

 

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The Fundamentals of Writing for South Carolina ELA Standards:

  • Employ a recursive writing process that includes planning, drafting, revising, editing, rewriting, publishing, and reflecting.
  • Interact and collaborate with peers and adults to develop and strengthen writing.
  • Produce writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, discipline, and audience.
  • Use clear and coherent written language to accomplish a purpose such as learning, enjoyment, argument, and the exchange of information.
  • Monitor progress throughout the writing process and adjust strategies as needed from independence to collaboration within a writing community.
  • Incorporate authors’ craft techniques observed from wide reading of anchor and mentor texts across disciplines to inform, explain, convince/argue, and entertain.

 

How-To Books
How-To Books

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The students will be able to create a how-to book on something they know how to do well. They will be able to choose a topic from a list of ideas they generated themselves.

2019 Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest
2019 Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest

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Young poets read their winning entries and met former U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, at the 2019 Young Minds Dreaming Contest held for the third year in a row at the South Carolina State...
On Writing Books And Articles - Dr. Fritz Hamer
On Writing Books And Articles - Dr. Fritz Hamer

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Dr. Fritz Hamer discusses the types of sources he used for writing A Southern City Reborn: Charleston, Its Navy Yard and World War II, as well as Forward Together: South Carolinians in the Great War.
Byars, Betsy Cromer | South Carolina Public Radio
Byars, Betsy Cromer | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Byars, Betsy Cromer (b. 1928). Writer. Byars began her writing career with magazine articles until dedicating herself to children’s literature. In 1962 her first book, Clementine, was...