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First Grade Writing Curriculum: Writing to Teach and Inform

The Moffatt Girls
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First Grade Writing Curriculum (The Bundle)

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KINDERGARTEN WRITING CURRICULUM AVAILABLE HERE!

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Do you struggle with teaching your students how to write? Do you feel like you need more confidence and guidance in teaching writing? This First Grade Writing Curriculum has EVERYTHING you need to be successful with teaching writing!

What Units are Included in the Bundle?

  • Unit 1: Personal Narrative: Small Moments
  • Unit 2: Non-Realistic Fiction: Showing Not Telling
  • Unit 3: Writing to Teach & Inform: Engaging Teaching Texts
  • Unit 4: Poetry: Exploring Poetry (coming soon)
  • Unit 5: Realistic-Fiction: Developing Characters (coming soon)
  • Unit 6: Opinion & persuasive Writing: Writing Reviews (coming soon)
  • Unit 7: Non-Fiction Chapter Books: Organization Information (coming soon)

Unit 3 Scope:

Lesson 1 Research: Introduction to non-fiction and how-to books

Lesson 2 Planning: What can I teach about?

Lesson 3 Planning: Organizing my how-to book

Lesson 4 Writing/drawing to teach step 1

Lesson 5 Writing/drawing to teach step 2

Lesson 6 Writing/drawing to teach step 3

Lesson 7 Writing/drawing to teach step 4

Lesson 8 Planning: Organizing my how-to book

Lesson 9 Revising: Making sure my steps are clear and in order

Lesson 10 Planning: Organizing my how-to book

Lesson 11 Writing/drawing to teach step 1

Lesson 12 Writing/drawing to teach step 2

Lesson 13 Writing/drawing to teach step 3

Lesson 14 Writing/drawing to teach step 4

Lesson 15 Writing/drawing to create a materials list and cover

Lesson 16 Revising: Making sure my steps are clear and in order

Lesson 17 Proofreading: Checking sounds and sight words

Lesson 18 Proofreading: Checking capitalization and punctuation

Lesson 19 Getting & giving feedback

Lesson 20 Using feedback to edit my book

Lesson 21 Publishing: Making a finished copy of my book

Lesson 22 End of unit celebration

How are the Units Designed?

Part 1: Pre-Unit On Demand

This quick writing task provides an an opportunity to assess prior knowledge. Use this writing sample to guide your teaching throughout the unit and measure growth.

Part 2: Lessons

Each lesson is broken up into 6 easy-to-follow parts.

  • Focus- The skill, strategy, or idea students will be focusing on this lesson.
  • Warm Up- A quick activity that has students review and practice previous skills.
  • Mini Lesson- Teach, model, and discuss the new skill in today’s lesson.
  • Practice-The hands-on portion of the lesson where students apply what they have learned in the mini lesson to their own writing. During this time you will conference individually with students.
  • Mid-Practice Teaching Point-A quick reminder and chance to highlight the great work students are doing.
  • Share- Lesson wrap up where students analyze, reflect on, and share their work.

Part 3: Final Writing Piece

The unit final writing piece is a published piece of writing that highlights everything the student learned in this unit.

Part 4: Post-Unit On Demand

This quick writing task provides an opportunity to assess progress and measure growth.

What Does a Lesson Look Like?

Depending on the time you have available for writing, I have suggested schedules for the following time blocks:

  • 60 Minute Time Block
  • 45 Minute Time Block
  • 30 Minute Time Block

The Writing Process:

  • Research- Learn about a style of writing or topic.Read and look at great books to get ideas
  • Planning: Decide on a topic and plan out your ideas.
  • Writing: Use your plan to help you write your story.
  • Revising: Improve your writing by adding details.
  • Proofreading: Check your work. Use your resources to help you.
  • Feedback: Ask others to read your story and give you ideas of how to improve it!
  • Editing: Use the feedback you got from others to help make your story even better!
  • Publishing: Make a neat copy of your book that is ready to share with the world!

Also included in the Curriculum:

  • Tips for Getting Started (Classroom and Material Organization and Procedures)
  • Developmental Writing Stages
  • Unit Text (Mentor Text) Guides
  • Conferencing Guides
  • Conferencing Planner
  • Conferencing Tracker
  • Assessment Guide
  • Rubrics and Rubric Guide
  • Multiple Writing Templates
  • Publishing Party Guide
  • Publishing Party Supplies
  • Unit Posters
  • Personal Writing Things We Can Write About
  • The Writing Process Chart
  • Writing Checklists
  • Peer Editing Checklist
  • Young Author Award
  • Writing Folder Covers
  • Pencil Organization Labels
  • Writers Library Labels
  • Alphabet Chart (full and mini size)
  • Letter Formation Chart (full and mini size)
  • Genre Based Posters
  1. Writer's Checklist (2 posters)
  2. I Can Write About...
  3. Verb Posters
  4. Writing Checklist
  • Word Wall Personal Book (sight word copy and EDITABLE copy!)
  • We Are Authors Banner
  • 2 Wordless Picture Books
  • Black and White Version Included

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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, 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.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

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