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Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grade 5

Lucy Calkins , Alexandra Marron , Emily Butler Smith , Annie Taranto , Mary Ehrenworth

Pub Date: 10/21/2016
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 5th - 5th

About the Grade 5 Units By the time children enter fifth grade, they will have been introduced to most if not all of the new skills expected of fifth-graders. The sequence of fifth grade units consolidates those skills and introduces the learning objectives called for in the sixth-grade standards: how to conduct research using primary... more

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 in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grade 2

Lucy Calkins , Amanda Hartman , Julia Mooney , Monique Knight , Lauren Kolbeck , Shanna Schwartz , Alexandra Marron , Elizabeth Dunford , Mary Ehrenworth , Stephanie Parsons , Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

Pub Date: 10/12/2016
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 2nd - 2nd

About the Grade 2 Units The second-grade units are written with seven-year-olds in mind. These youngsters are chomping at the bit for something new. They feel very big now and want work that feels big and important. That’s what they’ll get—this series invites second-graders into author studies that help them craft powerful true... 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 5

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

Pub Date: 6/25/2015
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 5th - 5th

About the Grade 5 Units 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... 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 5 w/ Trade Pack

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

Pub Date: 6/25/2015
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 5th - 5th

About the Grade 5 Units 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... 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