Our Literacy lessons consists of
Reading Workshop and Writing Workshop.
Unit of Study in Reading: Building Our Reading Life
- Developing our Reading Life,
- How to Select a Book that is Right,
- Building our Stamina,
- How to have Conversations around the texts we read.
Writing Workshop: Personal Narratives Unit 1
This unit starts by generating an array of topics
that are of interest to each student called Territories.
From their Territories, students then take several for a "Test Drive."
A Test Drive is a short paragraph on the territory.
Now, they chose a Territory to write a complete story.