KinderWriting Curriculum Unit 3: Kindergarten Writing With Stories

KinderWriting Curriculum Unit 3: Kindergarten Writing With Stories
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KinderWriting Curriculum Unit 3: Writing With Stories is an engaging, standards-based kindergarten, genre-based writing curriculum.

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What is KinderWriting?

KinderWriting Curriculum is an engaging, kindergarten, genre-based writing curriculum. KinderWriting encourages young learners to look inward at their endless possibilities as a writer. KinderWriting is based upon nine units: Writing With Pictures, Writing With Sentences, Writing With Stories, 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 20 lessons. The units cover 20 days of academic instruction. The lesson plans have listed unit objectives, “I can” statements, Common Core writing standards and needed mentor texts.

KinderWriting encourages a daily routine of a minilesson, independent writing, and a share time. Each of the lessons in KinderWriting are well thought out for the young writer and spiral back to previous lessons to ensure students are retaining their skills. KinderWriting 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.

What is included in KinderWritring Curriculum?

-Teacher "simple read" lesson plans. You will not need to rewrite these lesson plans, unless you choose do. If so I have included editable lesson plans.
-Each unit I have planned out the; big idea, focus standard, essential questions, and so much more!
-Writing paper
-Unit posters
-Student material
-Unit rubrics
-Spanish posters included!

What lessons are included?

Unit 3: Writing With Stories

Lesson 1: Storytellers! Yes?
Lesson 2: Authors Write About What They Love
Lesson 3: Authors Write About What They Can Do
Lesson 4: Authors Write About What They Know
Lesson 5: Authors Write About The Past
Lesson 6: Mechanics Matter
Lesson 7: Names and Places Use Capitals
Lesson 8: Tap Out the Story
Lesson 9: Powerful Punctuation
Lesson 10: Ask More With Writing Partners
Lesson 11: A 5 W’s Story
Lesson 12: Topics are Everywhere
Lesson 13: Books are Stories
Lesson 14: Places are Stories
Lesson 15: Colors are Stories
Lesson 16: Elapsed Time
Lesson 17: Adding On
Lesson 18: Illustrations Tell Stories
Lesson 19: Storytelling Booklets
Lesson 20: Sharing Storybooks

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!

Ah, I love this but I teach PreK/First/Sped

You will notice that this packet is marked as Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade! This is not something I do often or lightly! I find it very frustrating to purchase a packet and it not be grade level appropriate. When it comes to writing there are two major parts to a writing block. The mini lesson and the independent writing time. In a mini lesson, we are able to meet students at their level and expand through modeling of our own stories. If working with Pre-K students, you might need to expand on your teacher modeling and spend less time on the independent writing. For first grade, you will want to lessen the modeling and increase student independent writing time. At this time I do not have a separate Pre-K writing program planned. I do have plans to release a first grade writing program in the summer of 2018. Please note that NO student materials have the "KINDER" name on them so you do not have to worry about this! As teachers we are the only ones to ultimately make the decision as to know if it will work for our kids, if I can help with this decision please let me know!

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Total Pages
140 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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