This unit is based off the work of Lucy Calkins in her writing series. It is unit 1 for second grade writing.
The goals for the unit are:
1. studying the masters for inspiration and ideas
2. noticing Author's Craft: Studying Imagery, Tension,
This unit is based on the work of Lucy Calkins and Shanna Schwartz. The unit has 3 goals, children taking charge of their reading life, children working hard to solve tricky words, and children paying close attention to authors.
The unit includes,
These lesson plans were written for my school district 3rd grade teacher for their summer school classes. The work is based on the Units of Study for 3rd grade by Lucy Calkins. This is a three week unit. The lesson plans are very detailed and
This is an awesome writing unit that incorporates science. You could actually do this unit during your science time since you are working on experiments in forces and motion. This is an excellent unit for any grade level that wants to teach
This unit is based on the work of Lucy Calkins. it is an informational unit that contains 21 lessons. It develops the students writing through the writing process. The end of the unit is also a content-area writing section. The anchor charts
This unit is based off of the work of Lucy Calkins. This unit uses the mentor text Pandas by National Geographic for kids. You will also write a class demonstration piece. The children will be writing about topics they are experts on. They will
This is a 5 day set of lesson plans focused on the story Slower Than the Rest from Every Living Thing by: Cynthia Rylant. The lesson plans are broken down by the day and a focus for each day. Each day the students are actively engaged with the
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
This is a five day set of lesson plans for the interactive read aloud Hey Little Ant. The children are doing text based debate with the read aloud. The plans include copies of charts that were developed during the lessons. It also includes a
Second Grade Reading Unit - Taking Charge of Reading. All of the work in this document is based on the work of Lucy Calkins. The unit is written with overview, assessment information, getting ready for unit, and teaching points. This unit will
11 different text are used during this unit of read aloud. The text are all informational text and will align well with a unit on informational text. The read aloud focus on main idea with one section and multiple sections of text. The unit was
This interactive read aloud is set up as a debate and also where students write about reading. The students participate in the debate and then at the end they will write about the reading. The plans include pictures of charts that were created.
These plans use Henry and Mudge as the starting point for a debate. The students also watch videos about mastiffs to answer the question, Would a mastiff mate a good pet?. Each day the children will turn and talk during the video aloud or read
Do you want to have Literature Circles in your classroom? This is only one of the jobs that the children can have in their literature circle. This will be an asset to your children to focus them during their reading and planning for literature
These lesson plans will start with the anchor text, A Pet for Petunia. The students will have mini debates daily and will end the week long thought Would a skunk make a good pet with a large debate and writing long about the question. The lessons