Unit 3- Becoming Experts Reading Non-Fiction Overview
The unit ahead is divided into three bends. Bend 1 focuses students’ attention on growing knowledge as they pay attention to details, put parts of text together, and question texts. Bend 2 works to tackle both the tricky word work and vocabulary development students need to navigate nonfiction reading. Bend 3 sets readers up to grow knowledge across texts as they read topics sets of texts, comparing, contrasting, and connecting information across texts and text sets and doing the vocabulary work that accompanies nonfiction reading.
Through Lucy Calkins Units of Study:
Building Good Writing Habits
Organizing and Structuring Writing
Students will be taking their pieces through the writing process: pre-writing, writing, revising,editing, publishing.
Unit 2- Writing- Lessons From the Masters