This fifth grade daily language spiral was designed to help you fit all the foundational pieces of writing into your already crammed language arts block. This daily ELA warm-up helps students focus on grammar, editing, and word analysis in short focused chunks.
By Friday, your students will have mastered the week's focus skills, meaning Friday's work can be used as an assessment to help you identify areas your students may need more support.
Your download includes:
Digital Daily Language Spiral Guide - included as pdf in Google Folder
36 weeks of standards-aligned spiral language practice
Scope & sequence
Access to step-by-step directions for assigning in Google Classroom
Grammar & Language Topics Covered:
✔Nouns - common nouns, proper nouns, plurals, and pronouns
✔Verbs - action & linking
✔Adjectives - comparative, demonstrative, etc.
✔Literal & figurative meaning of common idioms
✔Similes and metaphors
✔Adages and proverbs
✔Prefixes & Suffixes
✔Greek & Latin roots - audi, manu/mani, geo, & photo
Interactive whiteboard or projector during whole or small group writing instruction
Projected as a warm-up or bellringer
Benefits of the Language Spiral Format:
❑ Daily practice builds routine and structure for practice
❑ Less overwhelming to reluctant or struggling learners
❑ Helps identify students who may need additional support
❑ Encourages discussion about skills & strategies