K-5 Writing and Reading Units of Study

Longfellow Elementary Writing and Reading Units of Study 2016-2017

 

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Writing

Reading

Writing

Reading

Writing

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Writing

Reading

Writing

Reading

Writing

Reading

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Launching the Writing Workshop

We Are Readers

 

 

 

Small Moments

Readers Build Good Habits

Lesson from the Masters

Second Grade Reading Growth Spurt

Crafting True Stories

Building a Reading Life

The Arc of Story-Realistic Fiction

Interpreting Characters: The Heart of Story

Narrative Craft

Intro to Workshop

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Interpretation Book Clubs:

Analyzing Themes

Word Detectives: Strategies for Using HF Words and fro Decoding

2

Looking Closely & Writing Pattern Books

Emergent Story Books

Nonfiction Chapter Books

Learning About the World by Reading

Lab & Science Reports

Becoming Experts Reading Nonfiction

The Art of Informational Writing

Nonfiction vs. Literary

Reading to Learn

 

Boxes and Bullets-Personal/

Persuasive Essay

Reading High Interest-Informational & Literary NF

Shaping Text Memoir

Tackling Complexity:

Moving Up Levels of Nonfiction

3

Writing for Readers

Super Powers Readers Use

Poetry

 

 

 

Readers Have Big Jobs to Do: Fluency, Phonics, and Comprehension

Folk & Fairy Tales

Shoring Up Foundational Skills with Folk & Fairy Tales

 

Changing the World

Character Studies

Chapter books and how characters develop and change

Literary Essay

Poetry: Little Things Are Big

Literary & Comparative Essays

Argument and Advocacy:

Research Debatable Issues

4

How To Books

Bigger Books, Bigger Muscles

Writing Reviews

Writing About Reading

Bigger Books Mean Amping Up Reading Power

The Literary Essay

Navigating NF

Bend 3

Bringing History to Life

Reading History: The American Revolution

The Lens of History

 

Learning Through Reading: Western Expansion

 

5

Persuasive Writing of All Kinds

Non-fiction Reading

 

From Scenes to Series

Meeting Characters and Learning Lessons:

A Study of Story Elements

Writing Gripping Fiction

Series Book

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Reading and Research Writing

Biographies

Historical Fiction

 

 

Historical Fiction Book Clubs

Journalism

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Writing All About Books

Avid Readers

 

End of Year Celebration of Growth and Planning for More Reading

Independent Writing Projects

Nonfiction Reading Club(If…Then)

Once Upon a Time

Fairy Tales

Research Clubs

Civil War

Student Choice: Revision to Presentation

Reading, Research & Writing in the Content Area

Historical Fiction

3-5 Kit

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The Research Based Argument Essay

Informational Research Yardscaping

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Fantasy

Fantasy Book Clubs: The Magic of Themes and Symbols