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Writing

Houghton Mifflin, Language Arts

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Lucy Calkins - Unit of Study


Students will receive strategy based instruction utilizing the Lucy Caulkins Unit of Study model. We will focus on pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing as we strengthen our writing skills. Styles of writing addressed include narrative, information writing, and argument writing.

Students will work on four book reports through the year. Following is a list of genres, due dates, and book report format. There will be other writing assignments which some of the work may need to be completed at home.

Book to Movie Report            Due Friday, September 26

Biography Report                    Due Friday, January 30

Award Winning Book Report Due Friday, February 27

Historical Fiction                     Due Friday, May 1