FirstieWriting: Unit Five Fiction Writing

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What is FirstieWriting?

FirstieWriting Curriculum is an engaging, first grade, genre-based writing curriculum. FirstieWriting encourages young learners to look inward at their endless possibilities as a writer. FirstieWriting is based upon six units: Writing With Narrative, Writing With Opinion, Writing With Direction, Writing With Persuasion, Writing With Imagination, and Writing With Information. Each unit is broken down to 30 lessons. The units cover 30 days of academic instruction. The lesson plans have listed unit objectives, “I can” statements, Common Core writing standards and needed mentor texts.

FirstieWriting encourages a daily routine of a minilesson, independent writing, and a share time. Each of the lessons in FirstieWriting are well thought out for the young writer and spiral back to previous lessons to ensure students are retaining their skills. FirstieWriting also includes unit anchor charts, a variety of writing paper, conferring schedules and note sheets, sample writings, student writing goals display, writing rubrics, and step-by-step guides that are made specifically for each unit. Below is a look at the lessons included in the unit.

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What lessons are included?

Unit Five: Fiction Writing

Lesson 1: Pre-Assessment

Lesson 2: What is Realistic Fiction?

Lesson 3: Help! I Don’t Know What to Write

Lesson 4: Let’s Make a Plan

Lesson 5: Sketch It

Lesson 6: Keep on Writing

Lesson 7: Adding Details to Pictures

Lesson 8: Stay Focused to the End

Lesson 9: Spelling is a Snap I

Lesson 10: Mechanics Matter

Lesson 11: Read Like a Storyteller

Lesson 12: Let’s Begin Again

Lesson 13: Where and When

Lesson 14: Make Characters Move

Lesson 15: Characters Talk- Dialogue

Lesson 16: Building Suspense

Lesson 17: Mid-Unit Check

Lesson 18: Setting Writing Goals

Lesson 19: Spelling is a Snap II

Lesson 20: Transition Words

Lesson 21: Repeated Phrases

Lesson 22: Sound Effects/Pop Out Words

Lesson 23: Storytelling with a Partner

Lesson 24: Let’s Begin Again

Lesson 25: Use All You Know I

Lesson 26: Use All You Know II

Lesson 27: Let’s Revise

Lesson 28: Let’s Edit

Lesson 29: Meet the Author

Lesson 30: Celebration

What about the standards?

Each unit has a focus standard that is based upon the Common Core Standards. Units further into the year will have more than one focus standard. If you teach to a varying set of standards, you can email me for assistance. Thanks!

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Total Pages
115 pages
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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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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