First Grade Writing

Unit 1: Launching the Writer’s Workshop
Skills: Drafting, brainstorming a topic, revising and editing
 
Unit 2: Personal Narratives
Skills: Writing a beginning, middle, and end; descriptive language, elaboration, sentence structures; nouns, subjects, verbs, punctuation marks
 
Unit 3: Realistic Fiction
Skills: Identifying the genre elements and implement genre specific author’s moves into their writing
 
Unit 4: Information Reports
Skills: Main ideas, details, research
 
Unit 5: Persuasive Letters
Skills: Brainstorm ideas, evaluate to narrow focus, organize ideas, develop ideas based on facts, revise for sentence length
 
Unit 6: Procedural Text
Skills: Brainstorm ideas, evaluate to narrow focus, organize ideas, develop ideas based on facts, revise for sentence length