In this class, students will focus on improving their writing skills by focusing on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and writing in various formats. Students will experience writing in the following various formats: writing narratives to develop real or imagined experiences, writing informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic, writing arguments to support claims, and writing critical analysis.  In order to accomplish learning targets and to improve writing skills, we will have 5 units over the course of the school year.