This unit includes nine weeks worth of thematic writing activities. There are maps for each topic for your students to organize their writing ideas with, cute writing paper, vocabulary enrichment activities, differentiated maps, a poem about scarecrows, fact book about turkeys, as well as craftivities. The writing mini units included are: Pumpkins, Leaf Man, Owls, Scarecrows, Turkey, Winter, Hot Chocolate, Snowmen, and My Elf. Each writing mini unit includes differentiated maps to meet each or your students’ needs. The units increase in expectations as you progress through each one ensuring all students will be grade level writers by the end of the second quarter. **Due to computer issues I loaded this unit twice...it is exactly the same unit as the Common CCore Writing: First Grade! Quarter 2.