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Curriculum Plan

Writing-Common Core

3rd Grade

 

2019 – 2020

 

 

Resource:  Journeys

 

 

Note:  The following is the key for “Teacher Time.”

B – below grade level

O – on grade level

A – above grade level

 

 

Week 1:     Establishing Writing Workshop

Resources:  Launching the Writing Workshop (Calkins and Mermelstein)

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas and Pinnell)

 

 

Day #:  Essential Question and Materials Warm-Up / Introduction

(5-7 minutes)

Mini-lesson

(15-20 minutes)

Independent Practice

(15-20 minutes)

Closing / Sharing

(10-15 minutes)

1:   What should I expect to be doing every day in Writing Workshop?

 

 

·    chart paper

 

·    markers

 

·    writing folders

 

·    composition books to use as Writing Notebook

 

Writing is one of our primary forms of communicating with one another.  We use writing to share our personal thoughts with a friend, record the history of our country, sell items, and send messages to family or friends on our phones and computers.  This year we will be doing a lot of writing.  In order to become better writers, we will need to agree upon and understand what we all

should be doing during Writer’s Workshop.

1.  Explain to students there are several types of activities you will be doing this year during WW

 

·      Mini-lesson 10-15 minutes

·      individual writing – 35-40 minutes

most will follow the writing process at different stages

·      conferences, written reflections, sharing – 5-10 minutes

 

2.  We will meet together for the first part of Writing Workshop.  Our signal for large group

meeting is ________.  Our gathering place is located ________.   Today, you will need to bring a composition book and a pencil when you come.

(PRACTICE TRANSITION WITH STUDENTS, MORE THAN ONCE??!)

 

3.  When students are at meeting area, discuss the importance of good listening.  Use the SLANT procedure to be good listeners.

• S– sit up and sit still

• L– look at the speaker

• A– ask questions

• N– nod occasionally to let us know you’re still “with us”

• T– track with your eyes

 

4.  WRITER’S NOTEBOOK:

·      Explain to students that they will be using a composition book for their Writer’s Notebook this year.  This will be a place to write freely.  Sometimes their ideas might develop into stories they want to publish.  Invite them to decorate the cover with pictures, mementos, etc. that will personalize their notebook.

·      Explain to students that it will be important that they generate a list of ideas to write from.  They don’t always have to choose from this list, but it will be there should they need it.  Make a list together of possible topics for writing on an anchor chart.  Have students make their own copy on the BACK PAGE of their Writer’s Notebook.  Some ideas might include:  family, pets, house, neighborhood, school, friends, vacations/trips, sports, current events, interesting people, etc.

 

5.  Model for students how you want their first entry to look in their Writer’s Notebook

Have students date each entry in the margin where they begin writing.

 

6.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

 

1.  Instruct students to begin writing about the topic of their choice for the remaining time in their writing journals.  (Approximately 20 minutes)

 

2.  Let them know you’ll give them a 5-minute warning before time to stop writing.

 

3. Circulate around room to make sure students are writing on the 1st page of their journal.  Set the tone for the room.  Remind students to write quietly and freely about the topic of their choice.

 

1.  Give students feedback on writing time.  Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.  Review EQ:  What will we be doing during Writing Workshop each day?

 

2.  Assign homework:  Bring in a special picture or item that holds a special memory or event

that you would like to write about.  This will be taped into your journal so be sure it is an item that you can keep at school.

NEED ON DAY 4

 

3.  Show students examples that the teacher has brought.

 

2:  How will we organize our materials for Writer’s Workshop?

 

 

· chart paper

 

· markers

 

· Writing Notebooks

 

· labels for folders

 

· Writing folders

 

· copies of papers to insert in

folders

 

What does it mean to be organized?  How do you think good organization and writing are related? (Give students time to respond). We will be working together this. Year to have a productive and efficient writer’s workshop.  It is important to have a good system in order to keep our writing ideas and papers organized.  Today we will be setting up our writing folders and learning more about how to write an entry in your Writer’s Notebook. 1.  Invite students to join you at the gathering area.  Remind them to bring their Writer’s Notebook and a pencil/pen.

 

2.  Explain that students will use one writing folder when working on different writing pieces.

 

3.  Set up folders with students:

·      Give each student a label with their name and “WRITING FOLDER” printed on it.

·      Give each student a label with “DRAFT WRITING” to be placed on the left inside pocket.

·      Give each student a label with “READY TO BE EDITED” to be placed on the right inside pocket.

·      Give each student the contents of the folder, which are to be attached inside the prongs of the folder:

o   Behaviors of Writing Workshop

o   Procedures for Writing Workshop

o   Record of Writing

o   Frequent Misspelled Word List

o   Words to Learn

 

4.  Explain to students that they will also have a “Publishing Portfolio” displayed on the wall with their pictures where pieces will be displayed for others to read.

 

5.  MODELING:  Write an entry for. Students in your own journal, thinking aloud as you write.  Explain to student how the entries should be set up – skip a line between new entries, date EVERY entry in the margin, and begin by including the topic in their first sentence.

 

6.  ANCHOR CHART review:  ask students if they have thought of any other ideas that can be added to the Writing Ideas list.

1. Instruct students to begin writing about the topic of their choice for the remaining time in their writing journals.  Remind students that they do no need to start a new piece every day.  They may choose to continue writing on yesterday’s topic.

2.  Let them know you’ll give them a 5-minute warning before time to stop writing.

 

3.  Circulate around room to make sure students are writing in the right place of their journal and have dated the entry correctly.

Give students feedback on writing time.  Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.  Review essential question.

2.  Assign homework reminder:  Bring in a special picture or item that holds a special memory or event that you would like to write about.  This. Will be taped into your journal, so be sure it is an item that you can keep at school.  DUE:  Day 4

· 3:   What does a good writer’s workshop look like and sound like?

 

· chart paper

 

· markers

 

· Writing Notebooks

· labels for folders

 

· Writing Folders

 

· copies of papers to insert in folders

What is a habit?  What kind of habits are good habits?  During Writer’s Workshop we need to develop some habits and behaviors everyone will use in order to think and work like professional writers.  Today we are going to be talking about what a good Writer’s Workshop looks like and sounds like.

 

 

 

1. Invite students to join you at the gathering area.  Remind students to bring Writer’s Notebook and pen/pencil.  Review procedures for good listening and good transitions.

 

2.  Review with students the difference between the Writer’s Notebook and Writing Folder.

 

3.  Brainstorm with students what a good writing workshop should LOOK LIKE and SOUND LIKE! Give students an example (See below).  Have students work with a partner to come up with 3 ideas about what someone who walked into the class during Writing Workshop would see and hear.

 

4.  After 3-5 minutes, allow students to share their ideas with the large group.  Create an anchor chart titled “Good Writing Habits.”  Some ideas may include:

·      Students on task – writing or thinking about what you will write.

·      Students are prepared – a sharp pencil or pen, paper.

·      Page of a writing piece are numbered and kept. Together.

·      Skipped lines on DRAFTS for revising and editing space.

·      Writing using only one side of the paper.

·      Conferencing or peer sharing in quiet voices.

·      Published work uses best handwriting and writing on every line.

 

5.  Tell the students that the daily Writers Workshop is a time for working and that by referring to the chart, “Good Writing habits,” they will be able to make the most of the. Time they are given for writing.

 

6.  SHARED WRITING:  Write with students about the first day of school.  Begin with a topic sentence and then ask students to give input into the entry.  Accept any logical responses.  The idea is to let them observe you thinking aloud and seeing another model.

 

7.  ANCHOR CHART review:  Ask students if they have thought of any other ideas that can be added to the Writing Ideas list.

 

8.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

1.  Instruct students to continue on yesterday’s piece or begin writing about another topic of their choice for the remaining time in their writing journals.

 

2.  Let them know you’ll give them a 5-minute warning before time to stop writing.

 

3.  Circulate around room to make sure students are writing in the right place of their journal and have dated the entry correctly.  Have a short writing conference with two or three students.

· Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

· Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

 

4.  Make any notes or keep track. Of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lesson later.

1. Give students feedback on writing time.  Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.  Review essential question.

 

2.  Assign homework reminder:  Bring in a special picture or item that holds a special memory or event that you would like to write about.  This. Will be taped into your journal, so be sure it is an item that you can keep at school.  DUE TOMORROW!!

4:  Where can I get ideas to write about?

 

·  Chart paper

·  Markers

·  Writing Notebooks

·  Labels for folders

·  Writing Folders

·  Copies of papers to insert in folders

1.  Review with students the difference between the Writer’s Notebook and Writing Folder.  Also review the guidelines established yesterday – “Good Writing Habits.”

2.  It is important to write about things you love and know about.  This week we have been making a list of possible topics to write about on our anchor chart.  Today we are going to make more personalized lists in order to be able to write about what we know and love.

1. MODEL for students how you want the heart page to look.  On the second to last page of student’s journals, have them draw a large heart – divide it into 6 sections.  In their heart, students will write some writing “seeds.”  Explain that their “seeds” are where their ideas for writing stories can grow from.  Add at least 2 ideas for each:

·      Favorite books and places

·      Things I love to learn about

·      Things that are important to me

·      People I care about

·      Favorite times in my life

·      Favorite family memories

 

2.  Have students tape in the picture or item they brought in across from their heart.  Explain that this can serve as a writing seed.  When and if they choose to write about it, they will carefully move it to the appropriate place in their writing journal.

 

3. TURN and TALK:  Have students share with a partner some of the ideas they included in their heart.  Ask students to select one of the “seeds” and share they story behind it.

 

4.  ANCHOR CHART review: ask students if they have thought of any other ideas that can be added to the Writing Ideas list

 

5.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

1. Instruct students to continue writing about the topic of their choice for the remaining time in their writing journals.

 

2.  Let them know you’ll give them a 50-minute warning before time to stop writing.

 

3.  Circulate around room and conferee with students about their heart page.  Work with students who may have limited information, encouraging them to talk about ideas and then write the “seed” down.

4.  Have a short conference with two or three students about their writing.

·      Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

·      Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

 

5.  Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lesson.

Give students feedback on writing time.  Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.  Review essential question.
5:  Benchmark Assessment Purpose:  To benchmark students early in the year and be able to assess their abilities. It is important to write about things you love and know about.  This week we have been making a list of possible topics to write about on our anchor chart.  Today we are going to make more personalized lists in order to be able to write about what we know and love. Benchmark Assessment:  1. Instruct students to use lined notebook paper for their assessment – they should have two sheets.

2.  Show students the prompt – “The gorilla did not look happy…”. Explain they will have 5 minutes to complete a plan.  When they hear the timer sound, they should proceed to writing their story, even if their planning is not completed.

 

3.  Give students approximately 30 minutes to work on their story.

 

4.  If students finish early, let them know they may write in their journal or draw a picture to go with their story.  Encourage them to go back over their story and read it, explaining that you want their VERY BEST WORK.

 

5.  At the end of the 30 minutes, collect student plans and writing.

 

6.  Discuss the importance of the state writing assessment and that students will be ready but must work hard with the teacher to be ready – like preparing for a race.

Performance Assessment:

·      Are students writing journal entries that are formatted correctly?

·      Are students writing for at least 15-20 minutes without a lot of talking or movement?

·      Are students following the guidelines established on the GOOD WRITING HABITS chart?

·      Do students have a topic list and are they adding to the list and “seed” ideas?

4 = consistently

3 = consistent most of the time

2 = engaged very little; inconsistent

1 = mostly unengaged/easily distracted or distracting others

0 = no progress made

Observations/Notes:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 2:     Establishing Writing Workshop (continued)

 

 
Day #:  Essential Question and Materials Warm-Up / Connection Mini-lesson

(15-20 minutes)

Independent Practice

(15-20 minutes)

Closing / Sharing

(10-15 minutes)

1:  How can sketching help to generate ideas for writing in my Writers’ Notebook?

 

· Chart paper

· Markers

· Writing Notebooks

Last week we drew a heart and planted some “seed” ideas for writing.  It is important to continue adding other ideas in your heart as you think of them.  We can sometimes get ideas for stories by sketching.  Show students an interesting picture and ask them to think about what the story behind the pictures is.  Have them TURN and TALK to a partner, sharing the story they came up with for the picture. MODEL:  Explain to students that there are other ways of exploring ideas for writing in their Writer’s Notebook.  Just as artists used sketching as a tool for thinking, writers can use sketches as an idea for a story.  In your personal writer’s notebook, turn to the back and divide a page into 8 smaller squares.  Create a quick sketch of an event, place, or special memory (i.e. palm tree and beach, football field with the letter T, etc.) in one of the boxes.  Repeat the process, thinking aloud as you sketch.  Explain to students how you could use either one of the ideas to write a story and could fill the rest of the boxes with other sketches.

 

GUIDE:  Have students turn to the back of their Writer’s Notebook and divide it into 8 squares. Ask students to answer the following question, “What were some of your favorite learning activities we did during the first week of school?”  List 5-7 events.  Have students select one event and spend about 3-5 minutes sketching a picture related to the event in the first box.  After 5 minutes, stop students and have them TURN and TALK to their partner.  Students should be sharing the story that goes with their picture

 

RESTATE:  When writers have difficulty thinking of something to write about it sometimes helps to sketch a picture.  From there, a writer can then tell the story, then write the story that goes with the picture.

 

FOCUS:  Today I would. Like for you to look at some of the topics and “sees” you have listed in the back of your writers notebook.  I would like for you to create some sketches from your “seed” ideas or other ideas that you are thinking of.  When we return for sharing, you will have the opportunity to select one of. Your ideas and share the story with a partner.  After you have at least 4 sketches, I would like for you to continue writing a piece you have already started or begin writing on a topic of your choice.

 

REVIEW:  Remind students of the “Good Writing Habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines so that everyone can be successful.  Let them know you’ll give them a 5-minutes warning before time to stop writing.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin sketching and writing.

Circulate around room to make sure student are writing in their right place of their journal and have dated the entry correctly.  Have a short writing conference with two or three students.

·  Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

·  Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

 

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lessons later.

·  Call students back to gathering area with notebooks and pencils/pens and ask them to sit with the partner they were working with earlier.  Give each partner 2-3 minutes to share their sketches and the stories that go with them.

·  Give students feedback on writing time.  Share what you have observed students doing well.

·  Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.

·  Review essential question.

2:  How do I continue a story in my Writer’s Notebook?

 

·  Chart paper

·  Markers

·  Writing Notebooks

Sometimes it is hard to write all of your thoughts in a short amount of time.  We find ourselves beginning a story and wanting to continue on the same topic. MODEL:  Show students an entry or writing piece that you have started but not completely finished.  Think aloud as you model for them how to continue writing the story.  Go back and read what you previously wrote, making a verbal comment about the date in the margin. Think aloud about where you want to write from this point before you actually begin writing.  Write the current date in the margin and then begin writing the thoughts you just expressed verbally.  After a paragraph or two, bring the entry to a close or come to a place where you can stop.

GUIDE:  Have students explain the process you went through to continue your piece (REREAD, CHECCK DATE, THINK ABOUT YOUR STARTING POINT, WRITE DATE, BEGIN WRITING). Have students TURN and TALK with a writing partner.  Ask them to share a little about what they wrote on the previous entry and why or why not they might choose to continue writing the piece.  If students are going to continue the piece, ask them to share with their partner their ideas of where they will begin writing.

RESTATE:  When writing in your Writer’s Notebook, it is fine to continue writing on a piece rather than always beginning a new one.

FOCUS:  Today, you will look at your last entry and see if you can find a way of continuing the story.  Remember to REREAD and DATE the entries even though the story is being continued.

REVIEW:  Remind students of the “Good Writing Habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines so that everyone can be successful.  Let them know you’ll give them a 5-minute warning before time to stop writing.  Dismiss students to their seats to begins writing.

Circulate around room to make sure student are writing in their right place of their journal and have dated the entry correctly.  Have a short writing conference with two or three students.

· Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

· Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

 

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lessons later.

·   Call students back to gathering area with notebooks and pencils/pens and ask them to sit with the partner they were working with earlier.  Give each partner 2-3 minutes to share their sketches and the stories that go with them.

·   Give students feedback on writing time.  Share what you have observed students doing well.

·   Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.

 

Review essential question.

3:  What are the guidelines for giving feedback to my writing partner?

 

·  Chart paper

·  Markers

·  Writing Notebooks

·  Writing Folders

·  Pre-printed labels with peer sharing statement, Wish on a Unicorn, by Karen Hesse

So far we have talked about the procedures for making Writing Workshop successful. For everyone.  It is important to know the routine of the workshop, how to keep your materials organized to follow the behaviors listed on the “Good Writing Habits” chart, and how to begin generating ideas. Tell students that each of them will be assigned a writing partner to work with through the first 9 Weeks of school.  Real authors have people. That they share their work with at different stages of their writing, who give them honest feedback and help them improve their stories.  Show students the book, Wish on a Unicorn, by Karen Hesse.  Explain to them that when Karen is writing a story, she will often stop at different points and ask her daughters to read it and tell. Her what they think.  Karen has shared that many times a story has taken a different direction or characters have been cut because of the feedback given by her daughters.  A few times she has completely trashed the story and started from scratch.  Karen’s daughters are he writing partners.  They ask her questions, tell her what they like and don’t like, and make observations about what they think is working in the story.  It is important to know how to give good feedback o your writing partner, so that we can help each other become better writers.

MODEL:  Select a student’s piece of work ahead of time that you will use as a model.  Display the work on an overhead projector or document camera.  Have the student read his/her work to you clearly, but not too loudly.  Look and listen to the student as he/she reads.  (Avoid the temptation to be watching the rest of the class!). After the student has finished, respond with the following statements:

·      “I like the part ____, because ____.”

·      “I would like to know more about ____.”

·      “I noticed that you ____”

·      “Have you thought about ____?”

Ask students what they noticed happening.  Title a chart, “PEER SHARING GUIDELINES” and list student observations along with the model statements above.  List should/may include:

·      Reader reads clearly in a quiet voice

·      Listener(s) look at the reader – SLANT

·      Give responses related to the story

·      Focus on the reader’s story – not your own

Explain to students that they will have the chance to give feedback with a partner today and can add more guidelines to the cart as needed.

GUIDE:  Have students listen as you read a piece of your own writing.  When you have finished, allow students to give you feedback on your writing.  They should use the statements and guidelines on the PEER SHARING statements and have students stick them to the inside of their WRITING FOLERS as a reference when they are giving peer feedback.

RESTATE:  It is important to know how to give good feedback to your writing partner, so that we can help each other become better writers.

FOCUS:  Instruct students to continue on yesterday’s piece or begin writing about another topic of their choice for 10 minutes in their writing journals.  When they return to the gathering area, they will be practicing giving peer feedback with their writing partner.

REVIEW:  Remind students of the “Good Writing Habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines, so that everyone can be successful. Let them know you’ll give them a 5-minute warning before time to stop writing.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

Circulate around room to make sure student are writing in their right place of their journal and have dated the entry correctly.  Have a short writing conference with two or three students.

·      Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

·      Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lessons later.

· Call students back to gathering area with notebooks and pencils/pens and ask them to sit with the partner.  Have students take turns reading their story and giving/getting feedback.  Remind students to use the peer feedback statements listed on the anchor chart or refer to the label inside their writing folders.

· Give students feedback on writing time.  Share what you have observed students doing well.

· Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.

· Review essential question.

· Ask students to respond to the EQ with their partner, then call on partnerships to share responses with the group.  “Why do you think having these guidelines will help us become better writers?  Why do we need guidelines for giving peer feedback?”

 

4:  What are the guidelines for giving feedback to my peers in a small group?

 

·  Chart paper

·  Markers

·  Writing Notebooks

·  Wing Folders

·  Post-it-notes

In a few months, one baseball team will become the World Series Champions.  What do you think that team will have to do to be named the best baseball team in the U.S.?”  Good teams work together and help each other. Out.  They share with individuals what they are doing that is work and what they need to do to get better.  Writers can use that same strategy to improve.

 

 

 

 

Yesterday we talked about how a real author gets feedback from a variety of people before he/she ever finishes a story or send it to his/her editor.  Our writing partners will be very helpful. This year, but sometimes a different point of view can also help our writing improve.

MODEL:  Select a piece of your own writing ahead of time that you will use as a model.  Display the work on an overhead or document camera.  Call two other students to join you for a peer feedback meeting.  Sit in a circle and have the other students sit in a circle around the outside to observe.  Read the work to the group clearly, but not too loudly.  Avoid the temptation to be watching the rest of the class!”  After you have finished, ask students to respond with the following statements:

·      “I like the part ___, because ___.”

·      “I would. Like to know more about ___.”

·      “I noticed that you ___.”

·      “Have you thought about ___?”

Ask the other two students to give feedback using the same language.  As students are giving you feedback, write their comments on post-it-notes.  When all three students have had the opportunity to respond, share with the class what you have written on your post-it notes and how you will use them to revise your writing.

Review the anchor chart, “PEER SHARING GUIDELINES” and list any new observations that students make along with the model statements above.

·      Reader reads clearly in a quiet voice

·      Listener(s) look at the reader – SLANT

·      Give responses related to the story

·      Focus on the reader’s story – not your own

·      Write down comments made by your peers on post-it notes.

GUIDE:  Have students break into small groups of 3-4.  Have on volunteer from each group read something he/she has written.  Give students time to give feedback.  Monitor to make sure the reader is writing down the feedback they are receiving.  They should use the statements and guidelines on the PEER SHARING anchor chart.

RESTATE:  It is important to know how to give good feedback to your writing partner, so that we can help each other become better writers.

FOCUS:  Instruct students to continue on yesterday’s piece or begin writing about another topic of their choice for 10 minutes in their writing journals.  When they return to the gathering area, they will be practicing giving peer feedback with their writing partner.

REVIEW:  Remind students of the “Good Writing Habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines, so that everyone can be successful. Let them know you’ll give them a 5-minute warning before time to stop writing.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

Circulate around room to make sure student are writing in their right place of their journal and have dated the entry correctly.  Have a short writing conference with two or three students.

· Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

· Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lessons later.

·  Call students back to gathering area with notebooks and pencils/pens and ask them to sit with the partner.  Have students take turns reading their story and giving/getting feedback.  Remind students to use the peer feedback statements listed on the anchor chart or refer to the label inside their writing folders.

·  Give students feedback on writing time.  Share what you have observed students doing well.

·  Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.

·  Review essential question.

Ask students to respond to the EQ with their partner, then call on partnerships to share responses with the group.  “Why do you think having these guidelines will help us become better writers?  Why do we need guidelines for giving peer feedback?”

5:  How do I get help during Writer’s Workshop?

 

·  Chart paper

·  Markers

·  Writing Notebooks

·  Writing Folders

·  Post-it-notes

How many of you have ever had to wait in line at the grocery store?  Wal-Mar?  The movies?  Our cafeteria? What did you do while you were waiting your turn?  Why didn’t you bust your way to the front of the line?  As we work through this year with each other, there will be times you may not be able to get the help you need immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Remind students that during the workshop time, you will not always be available to talk with them about their work or immediately help them.  They need to know what to do while they are waiting for a conference with you.

MODEL:  Display a piece of your own writing in progress.  Begin writing and thinking aloud for students, but then find a place where you have a “problem.”  (Punctuation spelling, word choice, etc.). Model for students where to go in the room for a resource, thinking aloud about how you might solve your problem.   (Be sure to include all the options, such as a dictionary, writing partner, other students, computer, etc.). “Since I am unsure, I’m going to put a “?” in the margin to remind myself to ask the teacher when he/she is available. (Note:  Be sure to go over the resources in your room and the procedures for retrieving and storing them, if you haven’t already done this.

GUIDE:  Ask students to think about how else students could solve their problems if the teacher isn’t available to talk to them. Have them work with a partner to brainstorm 2-3 ideas.  Call students’ attention back after 3 minutes and ask for their responses.  Add the ideas to the PEER SHARING GUIDELINES chart.

RESTATE:  It is important to know what to do when you cannot get help from the teacher during Writer’s Workshop.

FOCUS:  Instruct students to continue on yesterday’s piece or begin writing about another topic of their choice for 15 minutes in their writing journals.  When they return to the gathering area, they will be practicing giving peer feedback with their writing partner.

REVIEW”. Remind students of the “Good Writing habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines so that everyone can be successful.  Let them know you’ll give them a 5-minute warning before time to stop writing.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

Conference with four students about their journal writing.  Check to see that they are following the guidelines for setting up their entries, are keeping a list of topics and “seed” ideas, and that entries are increasing in length.  Share with them any feedback you need to give them about the behaviors they have exhibited during WW.

·    Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

·    Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lesson later.

·  Call students back to gathering area with notebooks and pencils/pens and ask them to sit with the partner.  Have students take turns reading their story and giving/getting feedback.  Remind students to use the peer feedback statements listed on the anchor chart or refer to the label inside their writing folders.

·  Give students feedback on how students were able to self-monitor and problem solve.

·  Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.

Review essential question.

 

 

Week 3:     Establishing Writing Workshop (continued)

 

 
Day #:  Essential Question and Materials Warm-Up / Connection Mini-lesson

(15-20 minutes)

Independent Practice

(15-20 minutes)

Closing / Sharing

(10-15 minutes)

1:  What are the behaviors and guidelines necessary for a successful Writing Workshop?

 

·  Chart paper

·  Markers

·  Writing Notebooks

·  Writing Folders

·  Post-it-notes

Today we are going to review behaviors and guidelines needed for a productive Writer’s Workshop. Activity #1:

·    Display the GOOD WRITING HABITS

·    Divide students into groups of 2-3.  Have students select one guideline in which they will create a tableau (or frozen picture) that they will bring to life demonstrating either the correct behavior or incorrect behavior.  For example, a group might show someone leaning over and writing on another person’s paper.  After students have had time to work with an idea, let them show their tableau, count backward from five, let the students bring their tableau to life and play it out until they are done.  Have the observers decide which guideline was being followed and if it was correct or incorrect.

·    Review the GOOD WRITING HABITS anchor chart and allow students to add any additional guidelines they feel are necessary.

Activity #2:

·    Display the WRITING TOPICS anchor chart.

·    Have students form an inner circle and an outer circle.  Students should have their Writer’s Notebooks open to the TOPICS page in the back.  Have the inner circle people turn and fact the outer circle people.  This should create partnerships.  If there is an odd number, the teacher will need to join the group.  Have students to GIVE ONE-TAKE ONE in which they exchange a writing topic idea or a writing “seed” idea.  Each person should give one idea and take one idea to write down.  Have the inner circle move left and the circle mover right and repeat the GIVE ONE-TAKE ONE process.  Go three or four rounds.

·    Have students sit back at the gathering area, add additional ideas to WRITING TOPICS.

Activity #3:

·      Display the PEER SHARING GUIDELINES chart.

·      On the white board draw a three-column graphic organizer.  Above the columns write the words, HEAR, SEE and FEEL.  Ask students to give you words to place in each column y thinking about what a visitor to our classroom would SEE.

CELEBRATE:  Share with students the success you have noticed over the last two weeks and remind students that in order for everyone to be successful, everyone must do their part to follow the guidelines an develop habits of good writers.

·      Have students reflect on the following question during writing in their Writer’s Notebook.  Let them know they may write on the topic of their choice or continue working on a piece after they have finished their reflection.   and HEAR during peer sharing and how a classmate would FEEL during a peer sharing conference.

·      After the organizer is complete, ask students if they want to add to the GUIDELINES.

Conference with four students about their journal writing.  Check to see that they are following the guidelines for setting up their entries, are keeping a list of topics and “seed” ideas, and that entries are increasing in length.  Share with them any feedback you need to give them about the behaviors they have exhibited during WW.

·  Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

·  Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lesson later.

·    Call students ack to gathering area and have them sit in a large circle.  Tell them that they will be participating in a Chalk Talk.  This is a process in which they share their ideas and/or thoughts in writing on the same piece of paper.  They may write their own ideas or respond another person’s idea.  There will be a question in the center that they should be thinking and writing about, but NO ONE SHOULD BE TALKING!

·    Lay a piece of large chart paper or butcher paper in the middle of the circle with a few markers around the edges.  The following question can be written insider ahead of tie, “What do writers do to improve?”

·    Give students time to respond to the question, one another, etc., but ONLY in writing.  There should be no discussion.  After 7-8 minutes, stop students and share your observations with what they have written.

2:  What are the steps of the Writing Process?

 

· Chart paper

· Markers

· Writing Notebooks

· Writing Folders, Post-it-notes

Think for a minute about making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.  What is the first step?  (write on board). What is the second step?  (write on board). What is the third step?  (write on board) Continue until the process is complete.  Just like making a PB&J sandwich writing is a process that has several steps. GUIDE:  Print the seven steps of the writing process on sentence strips.  Hand strips to various students and have them line up (not. In order) across the front of the room.  Have students without the strips, put them in order, explaining what could happen at that step (i.e., graphic organizer, talking with teacher about your writing, rewriting final copy, etc.)

RESTATE:  There are many steps a piece of writing will go through before it is complete.  The steps are not requirements, but a guide to help you do your very best writing before publishing it for other people to read.  Ask students which of these steps they have been using during their writing in their Writer’s Notebooks. (Drafting, Read & Revise, maybe Conference).

SHARED WRITING:  Revisit entry writing by writing together with students.  Select a topic from the TOPIC chart and begins writing an entry in your Writer’s Notebook

REVIEW:  Remind students of the “Good Writing Habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines so that everyone can be successful.  Let them know you’ll give them 5-minute warning before time to stop writing.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

Conference with four students about their journal writing.  Check to see that they are following the guidelines for setting up their entries, are keeping a list of topics and “seed” ideas, and that entries are increasing in length.  Share with them any feedback you need to give them about the behaviors they have exhibited during WW.

·   Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

·   Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lesson later.

·    Call students back to gathering area with notebooks and pencils/pens and ask them to sit with the partner.  Have students take turns reading their story and giving/getting feedback.  Remind students to use the peer feedback statements listed on the anchor chart or refer to the label inside their writing folders.

·    Give students feedback on how students were able to self-monitor and problem solve.

·    Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.

Review essential question.

3:  How do we plan for good writing?

 

·  Chart paper

·  Markers

·  Writing Notebooks

·  Writing Folders

·  Post-it-notes

Imagine for a minute that you have been asked to build a house or construct a building.  What would you do first?  Why would you not just go to Home Dept and start purchasing building materials?  (Show blueprints if possible.). Architects and home builders must decide on plans for building as the first step.  Just like in construction, good writers plan before they begin writing. MODEL:  Show students a graphic organizer and it can help organize our thoughts before beginning a story. Talk through the parts of the organizer and then focus on the beginning section. Select a topic from your see heart to write about.  Talk aloud and begin planning a story using the organizer.  Beginning only!

GUIDE:  Have students brainstorm events that has happened within the first two weeks of school that would be story worthy.  (Examples:  making a new friend, first assembly, new lunch item, etc.  Non-examples:  recess, walking in the hall, etc.). Select one of the topics to begin a story about.  Record ideas from students about what would work for the sections on the beginning part of the organizer.

RESTATE:  Good stories require good planning.  A graphic organizer, such as this one, can help us get our thoughts organized and ideas down before writing the story.

FOCUS:  Pass out to students a graphic organizer.  Tell students you would like for them to select a topic from their seed heart in the back of notebook to begin planning a story.  When they are finished, they should place this paper in the front of their Writing Folder and may write in their Writer’s Notebook.

Review:  Remind students of the “Good Writing Habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines, so that everyone can be successful.  Let them know you’ll give them a f-minute warning before time to stop writing.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

Conference with four students about their journal writing.  Check to see that they are following the guidelines for setting up their entries, are keeping a list of topics and “seed” ideas, and that entries are increasing in length.  Share with them any feedback you need to give them about the behaviors they have exhibited in WW.

·    Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

·    Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lesson later.

 
4:  How do we plan for good writing?

 

· Chart paper

· Markers

· Writing Notebooks

· Writing Folders,

· post-it notes

What did we learn about planning a story yesterday?  Why is planning important? MODEL:  Show students the organizer from yesterday.  Review with students that this is called a graphic organizer, and it can help organize our thoughts before beginning a story.  Review what you wrote for the beginning section and then focus students’ attention on the middle and end.  Continue working on a topic from your seed heart to plan from.  Talk aloud using the organizer to complete the middle and end.

GUIDE:  Review with students the topic of choice from yesterday.  Have students brainstorm with a partner for 2 minutes about what could be recorded in the middle section.  Call on partnerships and record ideas from students about what would work for the sections on the middle part of the organizer.  Repeat with the ending section.

RESTATE:  Good stories require good planning.  A graphic organizer, such as this one, can help us get our thoughts organized and ideas down before writing the story.

FOCUS:  Pass out to the students a graphic organizer.  Tell students you would like for them to continue writing on the topic selected yesterday.  Complete the middle and ending section of the graphic organizer.  When they are finished, the should place this paper in the front of their Writing Folder and may write in the writer’s notebook.

REVIEW:  Remind students of the “Good Writing Habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines, so that everyone can be successful.  Let them know you’ll give them a 5-minute warning before item to stop writing.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

Conference with four students about their journal writing.  Check to see that they are following the guidelines for setting up their entries, are keeping a list of topics and “seed” ideas, and that entries are increasing in length.  Share with them any feedback you need to give them about the behaviors they have exhibited during WW.

· Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

· Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lesson later.

·    Call students back to gathering area with notebooks and pencils/pens and ask them to sit with the partner.  Have students take turns reading their story and giving/getting feedback.  Remind students to use the peer feedback statements listed on the anchor chart or refer to the label inside their writing folders.

·    Give students feedback on how students were able to self-monitor and problem solve.

·    Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.

Review essential question.

5:  How do we plan for good writing?

 

· Chart paper

· Markers

· Writing Notebooks

· Writing Folders

· Post0it-notes

 

 

People plan in different ways to do things.  Ask students how they put their shoes and socks on (sock, sock, shoe, shoe? Or sock-shoe, sock-shoe?)  Our brains think in different ways, and sometimes it is good to have more than one way to do something. MODEL:  Show students one of the organizers used during a planning session.  If possible, select one of the plans you have created with them during the guided sessions.  Review the parts of the organizer and the topic you are writing about.  Begin writing the beginning paragraph of the first draft (thinking aloud) as students watch.  Be sure to explain your thinking and choices as you write.

GUIDE:  Have students look at the middle section of the plan. Review the ideas with them and allow them to help you formulate the middle paragraph by turning the ideas into sentences.  Repeat the process with the last paragraph.

RESTATE:  Good stories require good planning.  Planning helps us organize our thoughts so that we can then write a draft of our story.

FOCUS:  Tell students you would like for them to select one of the plans they have done in class.  They should not select the story idea you have worked on together as a group.  Explain that you would like for them to turn their plan into a draft by making sentences out of their short ideas.

REVIEW:  Remind students of the “Good Writing Habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines, so that everyone can be successful.  Let them

Conference with four students about their journal writing.  Check to see that they are following the guidelines for setting up their entries, are keeping a list of topics and “seed” ideas, and that entries are increasing in length.  Share with them any feedback you need to give them about the behaviors they have exhibited during WW.

·  Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

·  Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lesson later.

·    Call students back to gathering area with notebooks and pencils/pens and ask them to sit with the partner.  Have students take turns reading their story and giving/getting feedback.  Remind students to use the peer feedback statements listed on the anchor chart or refer to the label inside their writing folders.

·    Give students feedback on how students were able to self-monitor and problem solve.

·    Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.

Review essential question.

 

Week 4:     Establishing Writing Workshop (continued)

 

 
Day #:  Essential Question and Materials Warm-Up / Connection Mini-lesson

(15-20 minutes)

Independent Practice

(15-20 minutes)

Closing / Sharing

(10-15 minutes)

1:  How do we plan for good writing?

 

·  Chart paper

·  Markers

·  Writing Notebooks

·  Writing Folders

Review with students how choices are good and sometimes our brains think in different ways.  It is good to have more than one way to do something.

 

MODEL:  Show students the organizer for paragraph form.  Talk through the parts of the organizer and review the beginning paragraph.  Review topic from your see heart that you are writing about.  This should be different than the one you modeled previously.  Think aloud and continue planning a story using the organizer – middle and end!

GUIDE:  Have students select a different event from the story worthy list.  Select one of the topics to begin a story about.  Record ideas from students about what would work for the sections on the middle and end part of the organizer.

RESTATE:  Good stories require good planning.  A graphic organizer, such as this one, can help us get our thoughts organized and ideas down before writing the story.

FOCUS:  Pass out to students a graphic organizer.  Tell students you would like for them to continue working with the topic from the last session.  Instruct students to complete the middle and end section of the organizer and then write in their Writer’s Notebook.

REVIEW:  Remind students of the “Good Writing Habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines, so that everyone can be successful.  Let them know you’ll give them a f-minute warning before time to stop writing.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

Conference with four students about their journal writing.  Check to see that they are following the guidelines for setting up their entries, are keeping a list of topics and “seed” ideas, and that entries are increasing in length.  Share with them any feedback you need to give them about the behaviors they have exhibited during WW.

·  Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

·  Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lesson later.

·  Call students back to gathering area with notebooks and pencils/pens and ask them to sit with the partner.  Have students take turns reading their story and giving/getting feedback.  Remind students to use the peer feedback statements listed on the anchor chart or refer to the label inside their writing folders.

·  Give students feedback on how students were able to self-monitor and problem solve.

·  Practice/review any procedures that need to be addressed.

Review essential question.

2, 3, 4 and 5:  How do we draft a story from an organizer?

 

·  Chart paper

·  Markers

·  Writing Notebooks

·  Writing Folders

Once we have a plan, it is important to do something with it.  Just drawing the plans to a house will not make the house appear.  You now have to take the ideas to create.

 

MODEL:  Show students one of the organizers used during a planning session.  If possible, select one of the plans you have created with them during the guided sessions.  Review the parts of the organizer and the topic you are writing about.  Begin writing the beginning paragraph of the first draft (thinking aloud) as students watch.  Be sure to explain your thinking and choices as you write.

GUIDE:  Have students look at the middle section of the plan. Review the ideas with them and allow them to help you formulate the middle paragraph by turning the ideas into sentences.  Repeat the process with the last paragraph.

RESTATE:  Good stories require good planning.  Planning helps us organize our thoughts so that we can then write a draft of our story.

FOCUS:  Tell students you would like for them to select one of the plans they have done in class.  They should not select the story idea you have worked on together as a group.  Explain that you would like for them to turn their plan into a draft by making sentences out of their short ideas.

REVIEW:  Remind students of the “Good Writing Habits” anchor chart and the importance of working together to follow the guidelines, so that everyone can be successful.  Let them know you’ll give them a f-minute warning before time to stop writing.  Dismiss students to their seats to begin writing.

Conference with four students about their journal writing.  Check to see that they are following the guidelines for setting up their entries, are keeping a list of topics and “seed” ideas, and that entries are increasing in length.  Share with them any feedback you need to give them about the behaviors they have exhibited during WW.

·  Share with them something you notice they are doing really well.

·  Ask questions or share observations about any areas that might need to be guided.

Make any notes or keep track of areas that might need to be addressed in a mini-lesson later.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 5:            Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 1/Lesson 1

Narrative:          Descriptive Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Word Choice

Grammar:           What is a sentence?

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.3A; W.3.3B; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.3; SL.3.4; SL.3.6;

L.3.1; L.3.1A; L.3.2E; L.3.2F; L.32G; L.3.3A; L.3.4A; L.3.5B; L.3.5C; L3.6

Information for Mini Lessons

10 minutes

Workshop

(3 12-minute rotations OR 2 15-minute rotations)

Closure

Whole Group

5 minutes

Guided Writing Literacy Station Ideas
Day 1:

Warm Up:

·  Daily Proofreading Practice p. T35

 

Mini Lesson: Writing

·  Introduce narrative paragraph p. T35

 

Word Study

·  Introduce word wall words for the month (Aug/Sept)

 

Conference with individual students (or small group with like needs) about their writing

 

See p T73

 

Independent Writing

 

Introduce word wall words for the month (Aug/Sept)

 

Think and Write p T8

 

Digital Center (See appendix)

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/25-ways-get-kids-writing/

GrammarSnap Videos p T9

 

Writing Games

 

https://www.education.com/activity/ela/writing/

 

Other station suggestions for writing

 

ReadWriteThink.org

Share learning from today

 

Short assessment of skills learned today

·   Exit ticket

·   Thumbs up/down

·   Formative quiz

·   Etc.

 

Information for Mini Lessons

10 minutes

Workshop

(3 12-minute rotations OR 2 15-minute rotations)

Closure

Whole Group

5 minutes

Guided Writing Literacy Station Ideas
Day 1:

Warm Up:

·  Daily Proofreading Practice p. T35

 

Mini Lesson: Writing

·  Introduce narrative paragraph p. T35

 

Word Study

·  Introduce word wall words for the month (Aug/Sept)

 

Conference with individual students (or small group with like needs) about their writing

 

See p T73

 

Independent Writing

 

Introduce word wall words for the month (Aug/Sept)

 

Think and Write p T8

 

Digital Center (See appendix)

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/25-ways-get-kids-writing/

GrammarSnap Videos p T9

 

Writing Games

 

https://www.education.com/activity/ela/writing/

 

Other station suggestions for writing

 

ReadWriteThink.org

Share learning from today

 

Short assessment of skills learned today

·   Exit ticket

·   Thumbs up/down

·   Formative quiz

·   Etc.

 

Day 2:

Warm Up:

·  Daily Proofreading p T43

 

Mini-Lesson: Grammar

·  Simple Sentence p T35 and T42

 

 

 

See p T73

 

Independent Writing

 

Introduce word wall words for the month (Aug/Sept)

 

Think and Write p T8

 

Digital Center (See appendix)

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/25-ways-get-kids-writing/

GrammarSnap Videos p T9

 

Writing Games

https://www.education.com/activity/ela/writing/

 

ReadWriteThink.org

Short assessment of skills learned today

·  Exit ticket

·  Thumbs up/down

·  Formative quiz

·  Etc.

 

Day 3:

Warm Up:

·  Daily Proofreading p T43

 

Mini-Lesson:  6+1 Trait

·  Ideas

 

Word Study

·  Word Wall Riddles (Aug/Sept)

 

Trait Writing – Ideas Narrative paragraph

 

B

 

A:

 

·

See p T73

 

Independent Writing

 

Word Wall Riddles

 

Think and Write p T8

 

Digital Center (See appendix)

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/25-ways-get-kids-writing/

GrammarSnap Videos p T9

 

Writing Games

https://www.education.com/activity/ela/writing/

 

ReadWriteThink.org

Share learning from today

 

Short assessment of skills learned today

·  Exit ticket

·  Thumbs up/down

·  Formative quiz

·  Etc.

Day 4:

Warm Up:

·  Daily Proofreading p T53

 

Mini Lesson:  N/A

Trait Writing – Ideas Narrative paragraph

 

On level

 

Below level

 

o

See p T73

 

Independent Writing

 

Word Wall Riddles

 

Think and Write p T8

 

Digital Center (See appendix)

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/25-ways-get-kids-writing/

 

GrammarSnap Videos p T9

 

Writing Games

https://www.education.com/activity/ela/writing/

 

ReadWriteThink.org

Share learning from today

 

Short assessment of skills learned today

·  Exit ticket

·  Thumbs up/down

·  Formative quiz

·  Etc.

Day 5:

Warm Up:

·  Daily Proofreading p T61

 

Mini Lesson: Review

·  Writing – Narrative

·  Grammar – Kinds of Sentences

·  Trait writing – Ideas

 

Word Study

·  Using Words you Know – Part 1 (Aug/Sept)

 

Conference with individual students about their writing

 

 

See p T73

 

Independent Writing

 

Using Words You Know (Part 1)

 

Think and Write p T8

 

Digital Center (See appendix)

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/25-ways-get-kids-writing/

 

GrammarSnap Videos p T9

 

Writing Games

https://www.education.com/activity/ela/writing/

ReadWriteThink.org

Share learning from today

 

Short assessment of skills learned today

·  Exit ticket

·  Thumbs up/down

·  Formative quiz

·  Etc.

 

 

Resource Materials Resource Links
Journeys (HMH):

 

Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

(Cunningham and Hall):

 

6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

Week 6:            Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 1/Lesson 2

Narrative:          Dialogue

Focus Trait:         Ideas

Grammar:           Kinds of Sentences

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.3A; W3.3B; W.3.3C; W.3.3D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.3; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.2C; L.3.2E; L.3.2F; L.3.2G; L.3.3A; L.3.3B; L.3.4D; L.3.B; L.3.6

 

Workshop Closing
Guided Writing Writing Stations
Conference with individual students (or small group with like needs) about their writing

 

Writing Station Ideas:

·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

·      Grammar

·      Handwriting

 

Share learning from today

 

Short assessment of skills learned today

·  Exit ticket

·  Thumbs up/down

·  Formative quiz

Etc.

 

 

Resource Materials Resource Links:
Journeys (HMH):

 

Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

(Cunningham and Hall):

 

6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 7:            Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 1/Lesson 3

Narrative:           Personal Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Voice

Grammar:           Compound Sentences

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.3A; W.3.3B; W.3.3C; W.3.3D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.3; SL3.4; SL3.6;

L3.1H; L.3.1I; L3.2E; L.3.2F; L.3.2G; L.3.3A; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.6

Workshop Closing
Guided Writing Writing Stations
Conference with individual students (or small group with like needs) about their writing

 

Writing Station Ideas:

·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritethink.org

·      Grammar

·      Handwriting

 

Share learning from today

 

Short assessment of skills learned today

·  Exit ticket

·  Thumbs up/down

·  Formative quiz

Etc.

 

 

 

Resource Materials Resource Links
Journeys (HMH):

 

Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

(Cunningham and Hall):

 

6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 8:            Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 1/Lesson 4

Narrative:           Prewrite a Personal Narrative

Focus Trait:         Ideas

Grammar:           Common and Proper Nouns

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.3A; W.3.3B; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.3;

L.3.1H; L.3.1I; L.3.1A; L3.2A; L.3.2E; L.3.2F; SL.3.2G; L.3.4B; L.3.4C; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.6

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·      Grammar

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Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 9:            Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 1/Lesson 5

Narrative:           Draft a Personal Narrative

Focus Trait:         Sentence Fluency

Grammar:           Plural Nouns with -s and -es

STANDARDS:       W.3.3A; W.3.3C; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.6; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; WL.3.1D; SL.3.6;

L.3.1B; L.3.2B; L.3.2E; L3.2F; L.3.2G; L.3.4A; L.3.4B; L.3.4C; L.3.4D; L.3.6; L.3.B

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Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 10:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 2/Lesson 6

Opinion:             Response Report

Focus Trait:         Ideas

Grammar:           Verbs

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1C; W.3.1D; W.3.2A; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.3; SL.3.4; SL.3.6;

L.3.1H; L,3.1I; L3.1A; L.3.1D; L.3.2E; L.3.2G; L.3.3A; L.3.4B; L.3.4C; L.3.4D; L.3.5A; L.3.5B; L.3.6

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·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 11:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 2/Lesson 7

Opinion:             Opinion Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Organization

Grammar:           Verb Tenses

STANDARDS:       W.31A; W.3.1B; W3.1C; W.3.1D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.5; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.1A; L.3.1D; L.3.1E; L.3.2F; L.3.2G; L.3.4A; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.5C; L.3.6

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Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

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Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

Week 12:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 2/Lesson 8

Opinion:             Response Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Organization

Grammar:           Using Commas

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1C; W.3.1D; W.3.3A; W.3.3B; W.3.3C; W.E.4; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8;

SL.3.1A; SL3.1B; SL3.1C; SL.3.D; SL.3.4; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.2B; L.3.2G; L.3.3A; L.3.4A; L.3.4D; L.3.5A; L.3.5B; SL.3.6

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

Week 13:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 2/Lesson 9

Opinion:             Prewrite Response to Literature

Focus Trait:         Organization

Grammar:           Abstract Nouns

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.5; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.3; SL.3.4; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.1A; L.3.1C; L.3.2A; L.3.2B; SL3.2E; L.3.2G; L.3.4A; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.6

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 14:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 2/Lesson 10

Opinion:             Draft a Response to Literature

Focus Trait:         Sentence Fluency

Grammar:           Pronouns and Antecedents

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1C; W.3.1D; W.3.5; W.3.6; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.1A; L.3.1B; SL3.1F; L.3.2E; L.3.2G; L.3.4C; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.5C; L.3.6

 

 

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 15:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 3/Lesson 11

Informative:        Cause and Effect Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Word Choice

Grammar:           More Plural Nouns

STANDARDS:       W.3.2A; W32B; W.3.2C; W.3.2D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.3; SL.3.4;

L.3.1I; L.3.1A; L.3.1B; L.3.2E; L.3.2G; L.3.4A; L.3.4B; L.3.4C; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.6

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

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Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 16:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 3/Lesson 12

Informative:        Compare and Contrast Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Word Choice

Grammar:           Writing Quotations

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.2A; W.3.2B; W.3.2C; W.3.2D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.3; SL.3.4; SL.3.6;

L31I; L.3.1D; L.3.1E; L.3.2C; L.3.2E; L.3.2G; L.3.4B; L.3.4D; L.3.5A; L.3.5B; L.3.6

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 17:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 3/Lesson 13

Informative:        Informative Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Organization

Grammar:           Subject-Verb Agreement

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.2A; W.3.2B; W.3.2C; W.3.2D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL3.1D; SL.3.3; SL.3.4; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.1A; L.3.1D; L.3.1E; L.3.1F; L.3.2C; L.3.2E; L.3.2G; L.3.4A; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.6

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Week 18:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 3/Lesson 14

Informative:        Prewrite an Explanatory Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Ideas

Grammar:           Pronoun-Verb Agreement

STANDARDS:       W.3.2A; W.3.2B; W.3.2C; W.3.2D; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.1A; L.3.1D; L.3.1E; L.3.1F; L.3.2E; L.3.2G; L.3.4B; L.3.4C; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.6

 

 

 

 

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Week 19:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 3/Lesson 15

Informative:        Draft an Explanatory Essay

Focus Trait:         Voice

Grammar:           Verb Tenses

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.2A; W.3.2B; W.3.2C; W.3.2D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.6; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.31B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.3; SL.3.4; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.1A; L.3.1D; L.3.1E; L.3.2G; L.3.3A; L.3.3B; L.3.4D; L.3.5A; L.3.5B; L3.5C; L.3.6

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Week 20:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 4/Lesson 16

Opinion:             Persuasive Letter

Focus Trait:         Ideas

Grammar:           Adjectives and Articles

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1C; W.3.1D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.3; SL.3.4;

L.3.1A; L.3.B; L.3.2F; L.3.2G; L.3.3B; L.3.4A; L.3.4D. L.3.5B; L.3.6

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Week 21:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 4/Lesson 17

Opinion:             Opinion Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Voice

Grammar:           Adjectives that Compare

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.3; SL.3.6;

L.3.1E; L.3.1G; L.3.2A; L3 F; L.3.2G; L.3.4A; L.34B; L.3.4C; SL3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.6

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Week 22:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 4/Lesson 18

Opinion:             Problem and Solution Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Word Choice

Grammar:           Using the Verb be and Helping Verbs

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1C; W.3.1D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1D; SL.3.3; SL.3.5; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.1C; L.3.1D; L.3.1E; L.3.1F; L.3.2F; L.3.3A; L.3.4A; L3.4C; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.6

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Week 23:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 4/Lesson 19

Opinion:             Prewrite a Persuasive Essay

Focus Trait:         Ideas

Grammar:           More Irregular Verbs

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.3; SL.3.4; SL.3.6;

L.3.1D; L3.1E; L.3.1F; L.3.2E; L.3.2G; L.3.4B; L.3.4C; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.6

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Week 24:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 4/Lesson 20

Opinion:             Draft a Persuasive Essay

Focus Trait:         Organization

Grammar:           Adverbs

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1C; W.E3.1D; W.3.3A; W.3.3B; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.6; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL3.1C; SL3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.3;

L.3.1I; L.3.1A; L.3.1D; L.3.1E; L.3.2G; L.3.4A; L.3.4D; L.3.5A; L.3.5B; L.3.6

 

Workshop Closing
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Writing Station Ideas:

·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

·      Grammar

·      Handwriting

 

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Short assessment of skills learned today

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·  Thumbs up/down

·  Formative quiz

Etc.

 

 

 

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Journeys (HMH):

 

Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

(Cunningham and Hall):

 

6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 25:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 5/Lesson 21

Narrative:           Fictional Narrative Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Ideas

Grammar:           Adverbs That Compare

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.3A; W.3.3B; W.3.3C; W.3.3D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.3; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.1E; L3.1F; L.3.1G; L3.2E; L3.2F; L3.2G; L.3.4A; L.3.4; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.6

 

Workshop Closing
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Writing Station Ideas:

·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

·      Grammar

·      Handwriting

 

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Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

(Cunningham and Hall):

 

6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 26:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 5/Lesson 22

Narrative:           Descriptive Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Word Choice

Grammar:           Making Comparisons

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W3.1D; W.3.3A; W.E3.3B; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.3; SL.3.5; SL.3.6;

L.3.1I; L.3.1G; L.3.2F; L.3.2G; L.3.3A; L.3.4A; L3.4C; L3.5B; L.3.5C; L.3.6

Workshop Closing
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·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

·      Grammar

·      Handwriting

 

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Resource Materials Resource Links
Journeys (HMH):

 

Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

(Cunningham and Hall):

 

6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 27:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 5/Lesson 23

Narrative:           Dialogue

Focus Trait:         Voice

Grammar:           Responsive Nouns and Pronouns

STANDARDS:       W.3.3B; W.3.5; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL3.1B; SL3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.3; SL3.4; SL.3.6;

Workshop Closing
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·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

·      Grammar

·      Handwriting

 

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Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

(Cunningham and Hall):

 

6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

Week 28:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 5/Lesson 24

Narrative:           Prewrite a Fictional Narrative

Focus Trait:         Ideas

Grammar:           Complex Sentences

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1C; W.3.1D; W.3.2A; W.3.2B; W.3.2D; W.3.3A; W.3.3B; W.3.3D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8; W.E.10

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.3; SL3.4; SL.3.6;

L.3.1H; L.3.1I; L.3.1A; L.3.2D; L.3.2F; L.3.2G; L.3.4C; L.3.4D; L.3.5B; L.3.5C; L.3.6

Workshop Closing
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·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

·      Grammar

·      Handwriting

 

Share learning from today

 

Short assessment of skills learned today

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Journeys (HMH):

 

Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

(Cunningham and Hall):

 

6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 29:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 5/Lesson 25

Narrative:           Draft a Fictional Narrative

Focus Trait:         Word Choice

Grammar:           Words That Compare

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.3A; W.3.3B; W.3.3C; W.3.3D; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.6; W.3.8; W.3.10;

SL.3.1A; SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2; SL.3.3; SL.3.4; SL.3.6;

L.3.1H; L.3.1I. L.3.1G; L.3.2E; L.3.2F; L.3.2G; L.3.3A; L.3.4C; L.3.4D; L.3.5A; L.3.5B; L.3.6

 

 

Workshop Closing
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·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

·      Grammar

·      Handwriting

 

Share learning from today

 

Short assessment of skills learned today

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Etc.

 

 

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Journeys (HMH):

 

Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

(Cunningham and Hall):

 

6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 30:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 6/Lesson 26

Informative:        Compare and Contrast Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Organization

Grammar:           Abbreviations

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1C; W.3.1D; W.3.2A; W.3.2B; W.3.2C; W.3.2D; W.3.3A; W.3.3C; W.3.3D; W.3.5;

SL.3.1B; SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.2;

L.3.1A; L.3.2A; L.3.2D; L.3.2E; L.3.3; L.3.4B; L.3.6

Workshop Closing
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·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

·      Grammar

·      Handwriting

 

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Journeys (HMH):

 

Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

(Cunningham and Hall):

 

6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

Week 31:           Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 6/Lesson 27

Informative:        Problem and Solution Paragraph

Focus Trait:         Ideas

Grammar:           Contractions

STANDARDS:       W.3.2A; W.3.2B; W.3.2D; W.3.4; W.3.5;

SL.3.2; SL.3.4;

L.3.2A; L.3.2F; L.3.4A; L.3.6

Workshop Closing
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·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

·      Grammar

·      Handwriting

 

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 32:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 6/Lesson 28

Informative:        Instructions

Focus Trait:         Word Choice

Grammar:           Commas in Sentences

STANDARDS:       W.3.2A; W.3.2B; W.3.2C; W.3.2D; W.3.4; W.3.5;

SL.3.2; SL.3.3; SL.3.4;

L.3.2F; L.3.4C; L.3.6

Workshop Closing
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·      Independent Writing

·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

·      Readwritething.org

·      Grammar

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

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Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

Week 33:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 6/Lesson 29

Informative:        Prewrite a Research Report

Focus Trait:         Ideas

Grammar:           Prepositions

STANDARDS:       W.3.2A; W.3.2B; W.3.2C; W.3.4; W.3.5; W.3.7; W.3.8;

SL.3.1C; SL.3.1D; SL.3.4; SL.3.5;

L.3.1A; L.3.1G; L.3.2A; L3.2F; L.3.6

 

Workshop Closing
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·      Introduce word wall words for the month

·      Think and Write

·      Digital Center

·      Other station suggestions for writing

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·      Grammar

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 34:         Writing Workshop – Journeys Unit 6/Lesson 30

Informative:        Draft a Research Report

Focus Trait:         Organization

Grammar:           Correct Pronouns

STANDARDS:       W.3.1A; W.3.1B; W.3.1D; W.3.2A; W.3.2B; W.3.2C; W.3.2D; W.3.5; W.3.6;

SL.3.2; SL.3.4; SL.3.6;

L.3.1A; L.3.1G; L.3.2F; L.3.3B

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·      Think and Write

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·      Other station suggestions for writing

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Month-by-Month Phonics for Third Grade

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6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham)

 

Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH):

 

Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas & Pinnell)Write Source Skills Book – 3rd Grade (HMH)