Kindergarten Writing Curriculum: How-to Books

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Kindergarten Writing Curriculum (The Bundle)

First Grade Writing Curriculum (The Bundle)

***DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE THIS CURRICULUM IN ACTION

Do you struggle with teaching your students how to write? Do you feel like you need more confidence and guidance in teaching writing? This Kindergarten Writing Curriculum has EVERYTHING you need to be successful with teaching writing!

What Units are Included in the Bundle?

Included in Unit 3: How-to Books

Unit 3 Scope:

Lesson 1 Research: Introduction to non-fiction how-to books

Lesson 2 Planning: What do I know how to do?

Lesson 3 Planning: Mapping my how-to book

Lesson 4 Writing/drawing to teach step 1

Lesson 5 Writing/drawing to teach step 2

Lesson 6 Writing/drawing to teach step 3

Lesson 7 Revising: Adding details and labels to my book

Lesson 8 Planning: Mapping my how-to book

Lesson 9 Writing/drawing to teach step 1

Lesson 10 Writing/drawing to teach step 2

Lesson 11 Writing/drawing to teach step 3

Lesson 12 Revising: Adding details and labels to my book

Lesson 13 Planning: Mapping my how-to book

Lesson 14 Writing/drawing to teach step 1

Lesson 15 Writing/drawing to teach step 2

Lesson 16 Writing/drawing to teach step 3

Lesson 17 Revising: Adding details and labels to my book

Lesson 18 Proofreading my best how-to book

Lesson 19 Getting & giving feedback

Lesson 20 Using feedback to edit my book

Lesson 21 Publishing my book

Lesson 22 End of Unit Celebration

How are the Units Designed?

Part 1: Pre-Unit On Demand

This quick writing task provides an an opportunity to assess prior knowledge. Use this writing sample to guide your teaching throughout the unit and measure growth.

Part 2: Lessons

Each lesson is broken up into 6 easy-to-follow parts.

  • Focus- The skill, strategy, or idea students will be focusing on this lesson.
  • Warm Up- A quick activity that has students review and practice previous skills.
  • Mini Lesson- Teach, model, and discuss the new skill in today’s lesson.
  • Practice-The hands-on portion of the lesson where students apply what they have learned in the mini lesson to their own writing. During this time you will conference individually with students.
  • Mid-Practice Teaching Point-A quick reminder and chance to highlight the great work students are doing.
  • Share- Lesson wrap up where students analyze, reflect on, and share their work.

Part 3: Final Writing Piece

The unit final writing piece is a published piece of writing that highlights everything the student learned in this unit.

Part 4: Post-Unit On Demand

This quick writing task provides an opportunity to assess progress and measure growth.

What Does a Lesson Look Like?

Depending on the time you have available for writing, I have suggested schedules for the following time blocks:

  • 60 Minute Time Block
  • 45 Minute Time Block
  • 30 Minute Time Block

The Writing Process:

  • Research- Learn about a style of writing or topic.Read and look at great books to get ideas
  • Planning: Decide on a topic and plan out your ideas.
  • Writing: Use your plan to help you write your story.
  • Revising: Improve your writing by adding details.
  • Proofreading: Check your work. Use your resources to help you.
  • Feedback: Ask others to read your story and give you ideas of how to improve it!
  • Editing: Use the feedback you got from others to help make your story even better!
  • Publishing: Make a neat copy of your book that is ready to share with the world!

Also included in the Curriculum:

  • Tips for Getting Started (Classroom and Material Organization and Procedures)
  • Developmental Writing Stages
  • Unit Text (Mentor Text) Guides
  • Conferencing Guides
  • Conferencing Planner
  • Conferencing Tracker
  • Assessment Guide
  • Rubrics and Rubric Guide
  • Multiple Writing Templates
  • Publishing Party Guide
  • Publishing Party Supplies
  • Unit Posters
  • Genre Specific Idea Chart
  • The Writing Process Chart
  • Peer Editing Checklist
  • Young Author Award
  • Writing Folder Covers
  • Pencil Organization Labels
  • Writers Library Labels
  • Alphabet Chart (full and mini size)
  • Letter Formation Chart (full and mini size)
  • Alphabet Sounds Chart (full and mini size)
  • Word Wall Personal Book (blank copy and sight word copy)
  • We Are Authors Banner
  • 3 Wordless Picture Books
  • Black and White Version Included

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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is...).
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.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
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).

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