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Writing Curriculum for the entire school year... and more! These engaging writing lessons are perfect for your kindergarten, first grade, and second grade classroom! This pack includes 47 complete, differentiated week long writing lessons that you and your students will love.
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This year long resource includes:
In addition, the year long writing curriculum bundle includes the exclusive start up guide which includes:
- Resource Rationale & FAQs
- Common Core Standards list for each lesson
- Overview of Lessons
- Recommended Sequence
- Student Conference Guide
- Writing Conference Expectations (blank version included)
- One Minute Check In Prompts
- Writing Instruction Quick Sheet
- Differentiated Writing Conference Record Sheets
- Pre & Post Assessment
- Writing Rubric (editable PDF versions included)
- Ways to Support Your Child as a Writer- Parent Guide
- Binder Covers (editable PDF versions included)
- Binder Tabs
Each week long lesson includes everything you need- just add books from the suggested books, or from your own classroom library. Students will complete the writing process each week- pre-writing, drafting, editing, and publishing- and will end with final drafts that they will be proud of! The variety of differentiated Pre-Writing options make differentiating for your specific group of learners a breeze, and the lesson plan summaries for each lesson help you quickly map out your lessons for the week.
Students will produce a variety of writings: narrative, informational, descriptive, expository, opinion, persuasive, goal setting, and friendly letter.
Why are there so many lessons?
Most school's are in session for about 36 weeks. This curriculum includes 47 weeks of writing lessons because it allows you to pick and choose the lessons that are right for your class. It also gives you wiggle room in the instance that students finish a writing assignment in less than 5 days. The extra lessons are included to make your life easier and allow you plan for and differentiate with your students!
How can this curriculum be used in kindergarten, first, and second grade?
Each lesson is made for differentiation and includes multiple levels of graphic organizers. All of the topics included are appropriate for and interesting to students in grades K-2. With kindergarten students, you can use the simplest graphic organizers and writing templates, and with second you can use the more complex. Additionally, because there are extra weeks, you can skip and lessons that you deem too easy or hard for your class (although I think you'll find they really are very flexible)! Lastly, the varied levels included in each lesson allow for easy differentiation. Let's face it. An average, primary classroom will have a wide variety of writers!
As always, my goal is to make teaching a breeze.