First Grade Writing Workshop Intro Unit {1st Grade Writing Workshop Unit 1}

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Launch your first grade writing workshop with these writing lessons, printable posters and materials, assessments, and rubrics!


This 3-4 week unit will teach your first grade students the routines and procedures of writing workshop.

This unit is designed to be taught at the beginning of the school year but can also be used whenever you begin to implement writing workshop. The unit will help you establish routines and will also guide you through taking beginning-of-the-year narrative, informational, and opinion writing samples from your students.

In this unit, students will learn:

- The routines and procedures of writing workshop

- The basics of planning a story

- Different spelling strategies

- The stages in the writing process

- Basic revising strategies, including how to add more details

- Editing strategies

- How to share work with a partner and how to revise/edit with a partner

This unit includes:

- 18 minilessons that will last about 3.5 weeks

- Supplemental daily language arts/grammar exercises

- Clear unit goals, daily objectives, and Common Core alignment

- Posters, visual aids, and materials to go with the minilessons (all color materials also have black and white versions included)

- Printable writing paper

- An alphabet chart, sight word booklet, and revising/editing checklist for students to use

- FAQ and important information to help you set up the writing workshop

- Rubrics, anecdotal note forms, and other materials to help you get organized

- Narrative, informational, and opinion writing rubrics that you can use throughout the year

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By: Learning At The Primary Pond with Ms. Lilypad

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Spell untaught words phonetically, drawing on phonemic awareness and spelling conventions.
Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.
Use end punctuation for sentences.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
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.


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