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Students will be enchanted by the invitation to write adaptations of fairy tales. This unit allows students write stories that are beyond anything they could have done otherwise. The form of a fairy tale naturally leads children to explore the writing qualities called for in the CCSS for Narrative Writing.
Sessions 1-10 are extremely detailed and could be used without a Lucy Calkins Guide. Sessions 10-12 from Bend 2 are basic since students are revising their drafts and all students have different needs.