The Grade 5 Trade Book Pack includes three age-appropriate trade books that are used in the units to model effective writing techniques, encourage students to read as writers, and provide background knowledge.
- When I Was Your Age: Original Stories About Growing Up, Vol. 1 by Amy Ehrlich, ed.
- Who Settled the West? (Life in the Old West series) by Bobbie Kalman
- Eleven and Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark by Sandra Cisneros
“Any effective writing curriculum acknowledges that it is important for writers to be immersed in powerful writing—literature and other kinds of texts. Children especially need opportunities to read as writers. By studying the work of other authors, students not only develop a felt sense of what it is they are trying to make but also learn the traditions of that particular kind of text.”
Because some teachers may want to purchase class sets and others may already own these popular books, these are available as an optional, but recommended, purchase.
Save when you order these trade book packs with their corresponding Units of Study
Kindergarten | Grade 1 | Grade 2 | Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5
Elementary Series Bundle (K-5) with trade book packs
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