Our writing time will focus on both the process of writing (what it means to be a writer living through the actual work of writing) and the products of writing (genres).

Unit of Study Time Frame of Study
What Writer’s Make and How We Will Make Them 2 weeks
Where Writers Get Ideas 1 week
Reading Like a Writer 1 week
Book Covers and Dedications 1 week
Non-Fiction 3 weeks
How to Craft Using Obvious Text Structures 3 weeks
Revision 1 week
Practical How To 3 weeks
How To Make Illustrations Work Within Written Text 3 weeks
Literary Non-Fiction 3 weeks
Finding Writing Mentors – Cynthia Rylant 2 weeks
Punctuation 3 weeks
Peer Conferences 2 weeks
Slice of Life 3 weeks
Poetry 2 weeks
List Articles 2 week


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