This is a three week unit. It is based on the work of Lucy Calkins. It contains all the charts needed. Gives step by step directions for teaching each lessons. The lessons are centered around the text Should There Be Zoos? The Common Core Standards addressed in this unit are RI 3.2, RI 3.8, RI 4.2, RF 3.4, RI 3.4, RF 3.3, and RI 4.1.
"At the heart of this unit is the notion that teaching kids to notice the underlying structures of texts will help them to hold onto the main ideas and key details of these texts"