First Grade Writing Workshop Introduction Unit | First Grade Writing Unit 1

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Launch your first grade writing workshop with these writing lessons, printable posters and materials, assessments, and rubrics! This unit has everything you need to get your first graders started on writing at the beginning of the school year, even if their writing abilities are limited.

This 3-4 week unit begins by teaching your first grade students the routines and procedures of writing workshop. You'll review drawing / writing basics with your students. You'll also get guidance in doing simple narrative, informational, and opinion writing assessments to better understand your students' writing abilities at the beginning of the school year.

In this first grade writing 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 writing lessons (minilessons)

- Supplemental daily language arts/grammar exercises

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

- Posters, visual aids, and materials to go with the writing lessons (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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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
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.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use end punctuation for sentences.
Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.


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