A complete Writing Unit for First Graders all based on Mo Willems' beloved literature! Unit is aligned with CCSS and Mo Willems' books are referenced as the Touchstone Texts, so it is highly engaging for first grade students. This comprehensive package includes 3 components:
1. Teacher Lesson Plans: 33 detailed mini-lessons including lessons, book references, CCSS alignments, classroom references, graphic organizer checklists, and Author's Chair ideas.
First Grade Writing Topics in this Unit:
•Topic 1: Introduction to Letter Sounds and Spacing
•Topic 2: Punctuation
•Topic 3: Capitalization
•Topic 4: Dialogue
•Topic 5: Narrative
•Topic 6*: Opinion
•Topic 7*: Writing Persuasive Reviews
•Topic 8*: Writing Persuasive Book Reviews
*Topics 6,7,8 are based on and aligned with Lucy Calkins' Grade 1 Unit on Opinion Writing; here lessons and activities are adapted to integrate Mo Willems' literature.
2. Student Pages: •91 pages of student Mo Willems Writing Prompt pages, directly connected to each of the lessons--these are ready to copy and ready to put directly into a Writing Journal!
3. SMARTBoard Notebooks: •37 pages of SMARTBoard Notebooks, used as tools for introducing and practicing each topic. Hard copies of each page in the Notebooks are also included, so you do NOT need a SMARTBoard to utilize this package.
This 161-page package offers a ready-to-go, easy-to-follow, Common Core aligned, highly engaging way to inspire students to write...all integrated with the literature of Mo Willems!
Note: This file is an independent product and it is not affiliated with, nor has it been authorized, sponsored or otherwise approved by Lucy Calkins or Mo Willems.