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Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grade 4

Lucy Calkins , M. Colleen Cruz , Kelly Boland Hohne , Cory Gillette , Anna Gratz Cockerille , Kathleen Tolan , Alexandra Marron

Pub Date: 10/12/2016
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 4th - 4th

About the Grade 4 Units Written for children on the cusp of writing more academic texts, the fourth-grade units familiarizes students with the genres they will regularly encounter throughout school—thesis-driven persuasive essays, literary essays, and research reports. Each of the units begins where children are and then provides... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 4

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

Pub Date: 6/25/2015
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 4th - 4th

About the Grade 4 Units 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,... more

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

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

Pub Date: 6/25/2015
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 4th - 4th

About the Grade 4 Units 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,... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grade 3

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

Pub Date: 6/25/2015
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 3rd - 3rd

About the Grade 3 Units 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... more

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

Pub Date: 6/25/2015
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 3rd - 3rd

About the Grade 3 Units 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... more

Units of Study in Argument, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grade 6

Lucy Calkins , Teachers College Reading & Writing Project , Stacey Fell , Alexandra Marron , Kate Roberts , Kathleen Tolan , Maggie Beattie Roberts , Emily Strang-Campbell , Audra Robb , Gerrit Jones-Rooy

Pub Date: 6/13/2014
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 6th - 6th

About the Grade 6 Units Sixth-grade writing begins with Personal Narrative: Crafting Powerful Life Stories. This unit helps students draw on their lives, learning strategies to generate meaningful story ideas, manage pace, elaborate on important scenes, and deepen insights. This unit especially emphasizes the importance of setting... more