Writing With Pictures Unit Kindergarten Writing Curriculum

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Now that your students know how to tell a story, they will learn how to show their story through pictures. They will learn how to add details to their pictures to help the reader know more about their story and they will begin building their writing stamina. They will also begin labeling their pictures using at least beginning sounds.

Find the year-long bundle here: Kindergarten Writer's Workshop for the Year


1. Drawing Our Story

2. Drawing Story Elements

3. Drawing With Shapes

4. Using Resources to Draw

5. Doing Our Best

6. Using Multiple Colors

7. Adding Details

8. When I Think I'm Done

9. Adding Labels

10. Adding Labels

11: The Alphabet Chart

12: Asking Questions To Add Details

13: Labeling Me

14: Retelling Our Stories

15: Author Celebration

Optional Lesson: Writing Folders (Can be inserted anytime during this unit)

What's Included:

-Lessons Plans for 15 Days

-Anchor Chart Pieces

-Story Icons

-Writing Paper

-Turn and Talk Procedures

-Conferring Notes


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Mentor Texts (not included):

•“A Ball for Daisy” by Chris Raschka

•“Ish” by Peter Reynolds

•“The Crayon Box That Talked” by Shane Derolf

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.


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