Back to School Writing with Online Lessons | 5th Grade Lesson Plans


💥 Welcome to Your 5th Grade ELA Revolution: The Ultimate Writer’s Workshop! 💥

Hey, educator extraordinaire! Ready to teach ELA like a rockstar and ignite a fiery passion for writing within your students? Whether your stage is a classroom or a virtual platform, my Writer’s Workshop unit is your backstage pass to mastering those tricky standards and getting your students to pen words that dance!


This isn’t your grandma’s English lesson – no, darling, this is a full-fledged workshop for writers that empowers your students to tap into their inner wordsmith and weave their unique narratives. And you, superstar, are the maestro orchestrating it all! 🌟

This workshop model isn’t just another lesson plan; it’s a creative experience that empowers YOU to teach ELA like never before. Designed with the teacher in mind, this curriculum unites the magic of story craft with key fifth-grade writing objectives. Think of it as a treasure chest full of engaging content, fresh teaching approaches, and plenty of “Aha!” moments.

GOOGLE CLASSROOM + PDF: I’ve got you covered!

My 5th grade writing curriculum arrives in two fantastic formats – Google Classroom for a seamless distance learning experience, and the classic, printable PDF. Check out the preview for a sneak peek into the creative journey ahead!

For the PDF lovers, I’ve got a vibrant bundle:

  • The trusty “How-To Use” teacher guide
  • A Writer’s Workshop Year at a Glance
  • Detailed Daily Lesson Plans for the inaugural Unit 1
  • Grading rubrics based on standards
  • Class management Ideas and Forms
  • Whole Group and Individual Class Lists
  • Common Core Student Checklists
  • And an assortment of extra goodies!

Inside your GOOGLE CLASSROOM treasure chest, you’ll find:

  • A comprehensive “How-To Use” teacher guide
  • Google slides, docs, and jamboards for each scintillating lesson
  • Introductory videos (with Closed Captioning) that kickstart every lesson
  • Interactive, fillable assignments
  • A grand roadmap of the Writer’s Workshop Year
  • Daily detailed Lesson Plans for Unit 1
  • Digital rubrics that simplify grading student’s work, based on standards
  • Creative management ideas and digital forms
  • Student checklists aligned with Common Core standards
  • Scaffolded digital freewriting assignments that guide and inspire!

This set of lessons is the secret weapon for your 5th-grade classroom, starting off your academic year with students who adore writing! There’s no need to buy all 7 units to implement this magic in your classroom. But why stop at one when you can experience the full journey?

Units 1-7 are available individually or bundled in my store:

  1. Back to School Writing in 5th Grade
  2. Narrative Writing in 5th Grade
  3. Opinion Writing in 5th Grade
  4. Writing on Demand in 4th, 5th, & 6th Grade
  5. Informative and Expository Writing in 5th Grade
  6. Poetry Writing in 5th Grade
  7. Writing a Novel in 5th Grade

Equip yourself with my Editable Writing Forms, your backstage pass to ease and efficiency!

Got questions? I’m here for you. Just shoot me an e-mail at I’d love to chat!

Let’s inspire, let’s create, let’s teach ELA like never before!

Your journey to a vibrant, engaging, and creative classroom starts now!

With gratitude,

Kelly Anne


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