As teachers, we all know how important it is to start off the school year with establishing routines in our classroom. Why should our writing curriculum not be apart of this yearly ritual?
This first full writing unit in my store is not just any writing unit, it is one that will ensure success in your students' development in writing this year. Many of the materials in this product can be used throughout the whole school year. Teachers and students will use and refer back to the posters, activities, and concepts that this bundled unit contains! Here is the quick version of what you get when you purchase:
Unit Background & Mentor Text List
10 Lesson Plans* following (Writing Workshop format)
Appendix with Teacher Friendly Quick References***
*Lesson Plans guide you to teach your students what it means to be an author and go through the writing process.
Lesson 1: What Is An Author?
Lesson 2: What Is The Writing Process?
Lesson 3: The Writing Process With Clay
Lesson 4: Getting Writing Ideas-What You Love
Lesson 5: Getting Writing Ideas- What You Know
Lesson 6: What Is A Paragraph?
Lesson 7: First Step of an Author – Brainstorming
Lesson 8: What Is Rough Drafting?
Lesson 9: Revising For Sound
Lesson 10: Editing For Looks
Assessment: Publishing & Author’s Reflection
-Writing Goal Rubric
-Author’s Chair Poster
-STAR & WISH Poster
-Writer’s Notebook Name Labels (Editable)
-Writer’s Notebook Set Up Labels (Dictionary, Writing Tools)
-Writing Conference Log & Reflection Slips used for self or partner reflection
-Writing Process Poster & Flipbook Activity
-Heart Maps (2 different choices)
-Memory Maps (3 different choices) & Flipbook
-Colored & B/W Paragraph is a Sandwich Poster
-Paragraph Activity & Flipbook
-Mentor Text Basket Label
-Paragraph Brainstorming Graphic Organizers (2)
-Proofreading Mark Poster, Book Marks, & Checklists
-Differentiated Revising & Editing Paragraph Activities
-Different Levels of Publishing Paper
***Teacher Reference Pages: Writing Workshop, Writing Conferences, Writing Process, 6+1 Traits of Writing, Assessing & Tracking Student Progress, Writing Center Ideas
Thank you so much!
Still unsure? Check out these less expensive lessons & printables within the bundled unit above:
"Writing Workshop: What Is a Paragraph? - An Introduction or Review Minilesson"
"Writing Workshop: Brainstorming Lessons, Idea Hearts, & Memory Maps"
"Writing Workshop: Author's Chair Management Tool & Poster"
-Also check out my Assessment and Tracking Tool:
"Writing Workshop: Teaching the Writing Process and 6 Traits- A Common Core Tool"
Want to save money? Here are my bundled units and tools:
Writing Workshop Units 1-2 & Assessment Tool
Writing Workshop Set-Up Unit & Assessment Tool
Writing Workshop Unit 1 & 2
Freebie to assess the quality of my work: "6 Traits of Writing Poster Set"
Writing & Character Clip Art- www.traceeorman.com