First Grade Writing Curriculum | Spelling - Grammar - Paragraph Development

Grade Levels
1st, Homeschool
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A first grade writing program your students will love!

This writing program includes 33 weeks of daily lessons covering everything from picture labeling to complete sentences and then paragraphs. This 750+ page program focuses on ideas, organization, sentence fluency, spelling, and conventions while incorporating art, science, social studies, and math.

You will find everything you need in this first grade writing program including detailed step-by-step instructions, all lesson related templates, and actual student writing samples.

Each Week Includes:

1. Overview of the weeks plan and objective

2. Five writing lessons

3. A spelling activity

4. A grammar or conventions activity

5. All templates needed for the weeks writing activities

6. Instruction or reference sheets covering various topics

7. A peer editing checklist

Writing Lessons Cover The Following Topics:

• Sentence & paragraph writing

• Brainstorming

• Grouping and categorizing ideas

• Punctuation

• Descriptive writing

• Transitional words and phrases

• Main ideas & conclusions

• How to write a friendly letter

• Narrative writing

• Expository writing

• Informational writing

• Introduction to the graphic organizer & brainstorming charts

• Venn diagrams

• Field trip reporting

• Plus much more!


✓ Program also available broken down into units (4 weeks in each). Scroll down to view.

First Grade Writing Units:

Unit 1 (Weeks 1 - 4)

Unit 2 (Weeks 5 - 8)

Unit 3 (Weeks 9 - 11)

Unit 4 (Weeks 12 - 14)

Unit 5 (Weeks 15 - 17)

Unit 6 (Weeks 18 - 21)

Unit 7 (Weeks 22 - 25)

Unit 8 (Weeks 26 - 28)

Unit 9 (Weeks 29 - 33)

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Just Write: All Year Long - 1st Grade by Kathryn Robinson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

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Total Pages
786 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of “how-to” books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).
With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.


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