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Units of Study in Argument, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grade 8

Lucy Calkins , Teachers College Reading & Writing Project , Mary Ehrenworth , Cornelius Minor , Kate Roberts , Katy Wischow , Julie Shepherd , Audra Robb , Gerrit Jones-Rooy

Pub Date: 6/13/2014
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 8th - 8th

About the Grade 8 Units Eighth grade is the year your writers will tackle writing for social activism and writing to illuminate complexity. In their first unit of study, Investigative Journalism, students learn to use sharp observations of life to write news and investigative articles about meaningful topics, crafting vivid narratives... more

Units of Study in Argument, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grade 7

Lucy Calkins , Teachers College Reading & Writing Project , M. Colleen Cruz , Audra Robb , Kelly Boland Hohne , Annie Taranto , Gerrit Jones-Rooy

Pub Date: 6/13/2014
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 7th - 7th

About the Grade 7 Units Seventh graders relish their growing sense of control over their own lives and their sense of agency. In this first unit of the year, Writing Realistic Fiction: Symbolism, Syntax, and Truth, students write engaging short fiction. They lift the sophistication of their writing through attention to individual... 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