How To Procedural Writing Unit Kindergarten Writing Curriculum

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K - 1st
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Kindergarten How To Writing Unit // This unit will teach your students to choose a topic, write the steps, add details, and write across pages. This unit includes detailed lesson plans, anchor charts and posters, mentor text recommendations, writing paper, and rubrics - everything you need for a comprehensive how to writing unit!

Find the year-long bundle here: Kindergarten Writer's Workshop for the Year


1. Writing to Teach

2. Things I Can Teach Others

3. Giving Directions

4. Transition Words

5. Write Across Pages

6. Telling the Supplies You'll Need

7. Hands On Story

8. Teaching Through Pictures

9. Adding Labels

10. Adding Speech Bubbles

11. Skipping a Step

12. Adding a Cover

13. Finger Spaces

14. Mechanics

15. Stretching Out Words

16. Retelling Our Story

17. I Know When I'm Finished

18. Writing Our Stories

19. Editing Our Stories

20. Author Celebration

What's Included:

-Lessons Plans for 20 Days

-Anchor Chart Pieces


-Writing Paper

-Editing Checklist

-Turn and Talk Procedures

-Conferring Notes


-Editable Rubric

Mentor Texts (not included):

Mentor Texts:

•“Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bike” by Chris Raschka

•“How to Teach a Slug to Read” by Susan Pearson

•“How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth” by Michelle Robinson

•“How to Babysit a Grandpa” by Jean Reagan

•“Building a House” by Byron Barnton

•a Pebble Plus Hands-On Science Fun book of your choice (or another how to book you can follow for a hands-on lesson)

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.


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