Writers Workshop: Historical Fiction

Teacher Julia
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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38 pages
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Write a Historical Fiction Picture Book

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This is 35+ pages of a 15 lesson Writing Workshop UNIT which reflects the structure of Lucy Calkins Writers Workshop format planning. This unit teaches students, grades 3-5, how to write a Historical Fiction picture book. This unit takes the teacher through the writing process from Brainstorm to Publish with ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED!

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1. 15 Lessons with suggested Mentor Texts

2. Teacher examples of writing for the "Model" portion of the lessons (Includes an entire historical fiction story that takes place in California after WWII, focusing on the treatment of Japanese-Americans during that time)

3. Teacher examples of revision and editing strategies

4. Anchor Charts

5. 3 Partner Checklists for students during their partner conferences

6. Publishing paper

7. Rubric for the assessment

*PLEASE NOTE: It is not necessary to use the teacher writing examples in order to make this unit a success in your classroom. This has been created in a way that the examples will provide extra guidance in teaching this unit, but allows for any historical topic to be the subject/focus of the lessons.

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Total Pages
38 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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