The Units of Study for Teaching Reading Series

Units of Study for Teaching Reading Series Bundle, Grades K-5

Units of Study for Teaching Reading Series Bundle, Grades K-5

Lucy Calkins

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NOW AVAILABLE: Units of Study for Teaching Reading, K–5 Video Orientations  View now! NEW from Lucy Calkins and Colleagues from the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project! Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing, K–5 , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present new Units of Study in Teaching Reading ,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading Series Bundle, Grades K-5 with Trade Book Packs

Units of Study for Teaching Reading Series Bundle, Grades K-5 with Trade Book Packs

Lucy Calkins

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NEW from Lucy Calkins and Colleagues from the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project! Recommended purchase for school-wide implementation: Product bundle shown, including K–5 Units of Study + Trade Packs with books for teacher demonstration, modeling, and read-aloud (plus additional grade level sets with trade packs as needed). About the Series Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade K

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade K

Lucy Calkins, Natalie Louis, Amanda Hartman, Elizabeth Franco, Rebecca Cronin, Angela Baez, Marjorie Martinelli, Christine Holley, Elizabeth Moore, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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In kindergarten, your students begin to establish their identities as readers while they build the foundational skills for reading. In the first unit, We Are Readers , children will develop concepts of print, phonemic awareness, phonics, and the knowledge necessary to use story language to support their approximations of reading. The second unit, Super Powers: Reading with Print Strategies and Sight Word Power , glories... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade K w/ Trade Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade K w/ Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins, Natalie Louis, Amanda Hartman, Elizabeth Franco, Katie Wears, Rebecca Cronin, Angela Baez, Marjorie Martinelli, Christine Holley, Elizabeth Moore, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade K Trade Book Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade K Trade Book Pack

Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 1

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 1

Lucy Calkins, Elizabeth Franco, Amanda Hartman, Havilah Jespersen, Lindsay Barton, Elizabeth Moore, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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The start of first grade is a time for dusting off the skills and habits that children learned during kindergarten. In the first unit, Building Good Reading Habits , you’ll reinforce children’s learning from kindergarten, and you’ll establish ability-based partnerships that tap into the social power of peers working together to help each other become more strategic as readers. The second unit, Learning About the World: Reading... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 1 w/ Trade Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 1 w/ Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins, Elizabeth Franco, Amanda Hartman, Havilah Jespersen, Lindsay Barton, Elizabeth Moore, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade 1 Trade Book Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade 1 Trade Book Pack

Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Word Detectives Trade Pack

Word Detectives Trade Pack

Colleagues from The Reading and Writing Project, Edited By Lucy Calkins

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The Word Detectives, Grade 1 Trade Book Pack includes grade level appropriate books that are used as demonstration texts for teachers to model the skills and strategies they want students to try, and for read-alouds and shared reading. A Country Mouse and a Town Mouse Lost Socks Nate the Great The Birthday Boy Because some teachers may want to purchase class sets and others may already own... more

Word Detectives:  Strategies for Using High-Frequency Words and for Decoding, Grade 1

Word Detectives: Strategies for Using High-Frequency Words and for Decoding, Grade 1

Elizabeth Franco, Havilah Jespersen, Colleagues from The Reading and Writing Project, Edited By Lucy Calkins

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Designed to be the second unit in first grade, Word Detectives supports students’ word solving skills and their knowledge of high-frequency words. This playful unit expands on the important work that the entire series does to support youngsters’ foundational reading skills. In this unit, students will: Learn to monitor their reading Develop their word-solving skills Become more adept at using letter–sound... more

Word Detectives: Strategies for Using High-Frequency Words and for Decoding, Grade 1, with Trade Pack

Word Detectives: Strategies for Using High-Frequency Words and for Decoding, Grade 1, with Trade Pack

Elizabeth Franco, Havilah Jespersen, Colleagues from The Reading and Writing Project, Edited By Lucy Calkins

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Designed to be the second unit in first grade, Word Detectives supports students’ word solving skills and their knowledge of high-frequency words. This playful unit expands on the important work that the entire series does to support youngsters’ foundational reading skills. In this unit, students will: Learn to monitor their reading Develop their word-solving skills Become more adept at using letter–sound... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 2

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 2

Lucy Calkins, Shanna Schwartz, Amanda Hartman, Celena Dangler Larkey, Lindsay Wilkes, Lauren Kolbeck, Brianna Parlitsis, Elizabeth Moore, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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In second grade, children move from a “little-kid” focus on print to a “big-kid” focus on meaning. The first unit, Second-Grade Reading Growth Spurt , teaches children to take charge of their reading, drawing on everything they know to figure out hard words, understand author’s craft, and build big ideas about the books they read. Children learn that books can be their teachers in the second unit, Becoming Experts: Reading... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 2 w/ Trade Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 2 w/ Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins, Shanna Schwartz, Amanda Hartman, Celena Dangler Larkey, Lindsay Wilkes, Lauren Kolbeck, Brianna Parlitsis, Elizabeth Moore, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade 2 Trade Book Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade 2 Trade Book Pack

Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Mystery Trade Pack

Mystery Trade Pack

Colleagues from The Reading and Writing Project, Edited By Lucy Calkins

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The Mystery, Grade 3 Trade Book Pack includes grade level appropriate books that are used as demonstration texts for teachers to model the skills and strategies they want students to try, and for read-alouds and shared reading. The Absent Author The Diamond Mystery Because some teachers may want to purchase class sets and others may already own these popular books, these are available as an optional, but... more

Mystery: Foundational Skills in Disguise, Grade 3

Mystery: Foundational Skills in Disguise, Grade 3

Brooke Geller, Alissa Reicherter, Colleagues from The Reading and Writing Project, Edited By Lucy Calkins

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Mysteries are the perfect vehicle for teaching foundational skills that lie at the heart of engaged reading. Students leap at the chance to do the work required to “get” the mystery, following ideas across their texts, seeing cause-and-effect relationships, and predicting outcomes. And, of course, mysteries naturally push kids to infer—to notice clues and to wonder more about them; to consider how part of one chapter relates back... more

Mystery: Foundational Skills in Disguise, Grade 3, with Trade Pack

Mystery: Foundational Skills in Disguise, Grade 3, with Trade Pack

Brooke Geller, Alissa Reicherter, Colleagues from The Reading and Writing Project, Edited By Lucy Calkins

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Mysteries are the perfect vehicle for teaching foundational skills that lie at the heart of engaged reading. Students leap at the chance to do the work required to “get” the mystery, following ideas across their texts, seeing cause-and-effect relationships, and predicting outcomes. And, of course, mysteries naturally push kids to infer—to notice clues and to wonder more about them; to consider how part of one chapter relates back... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 3

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 3

Lucy Calkins, Kathleen Tolan, Julia Mooney, Kristin Smith, Alexandra Marron, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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The third-grade units were written to support the crucial transition children make from learning to read to reading to learn. The opening unit, Building a Reading Life , launches your students’ lives as upper elementary school readers. Children ramp up their reading skills by immersing themselves in within-reach fiction books while working on word solving, vocabulary development, envisionment, and prediction. The second unit,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 3 w/ Trade Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 3 w/ Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins, Kathleen Tolan, Julia Mooney, Kristin Smith, Alexandra Marron, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade 3 Trade Book Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade 3 Trade Book Pack

Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 4

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 4

Lucy Calkins, Kathleen Tolan, Emily Butler Smith, Mike Ochs, Janet L. Steinberg, Grace Chough, Mary Ehrenworth, Alexandra Marron, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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In fourth grade, you’ll help children delve into complex texts and see significance in details. In the first unit, Interpreting Characters: The Heart of the Story , children study the complexity of characters and explore themes while developing skills such as inference and interpretation. In the second unit, Reading the Weather, Reading the World , children form research teams to delve into topics about extreme weather and... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 4 w/ Trade Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 4 w/ Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins, Kathleen Tolan, Emily Butler Smith, Mike Ochs, Janet L. Steinberg, Grace Chough, Mary Ehrenworth, Alexandra Marron, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade 4 Trade Book Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade 4 Trade Book Pack

Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

(Bundle)

Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 5

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 5

Lucy Calkins, Alexandra Marron, Katie Clements, Kelly Boland Hohne, M. Colleen Cruz, Mary Ehrenworth, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Fifth grade is a time for children to hone their intellectual independence. In the first unit, Interpretation Book Clubs: Analyzing Themes , students draw on a repertoire of ways for reading closely, noticing how story elements interact, understanding how different authors develop the same theme, and comparing and contrasting texts that develop a similar theme. In the second unit, Tackling Complexity: Moving Up Levels of... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 5 w/ Trade Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 5 w/ Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins, Alexandra Marron, Katie Clements, Kelly Boland Hohne, M. Colleen Cruz, Mary Ehrenworth, Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

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Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade 5 Trade Book Pack

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: A Workshop Curriculum, Grade 5 Trade Book Pack

Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

(Bundle)

Following on the success of the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing , Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project present a new series of Units of Study in Teaching Reading! This series offers grade-by-grade curricula in reading designed to meet ambitious 21st century global standards. Drawing on learning gleaned from decades of research, curriculum development,... more