Language Arts



 Throughout the course of the year we will be studying various units of study. They include:

First Grade

Reading Units


  • Readers Build Good Reading Habits
  • Tackling Trouble
  • Characters
  • Monitor For Meaning
  • Nonfiction
  • Character Clubs
  • Reading About Science
  • Poetry

Writing Units


  • Personal Narrative: Small Moments
  • Small Moments
  • Writing for Readers
  • Letters and Reviews
  • How-To-Books
  • Authors as Mentors with Realistic Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Writing About Science




















                           Second Grade

Reading Units


  • Taking Charge of Reading
  • Tackling Trouble
  • Nonfiction Book Clubs
  • Character and Story Elements Through Fairy Tales and Fiction
  • Bigger Books Mean Amping Up Reading Power
  • Series Book Clubs
  • Literary Nonfiction
  • Poetry

Writing Units


  • Personal Narrative: Small Moments
  • Authors As Mentors
  • Expert Pieces
  • Personal Narrative Revision
  • Fairy Tale Writing
  • Opinion Writing: Book Reviews
  • Literary Nonfiction
  • Poetry



















                                       
                            Third Grade

Reading Units

  • Building a Reading Life
  • Character Studies
  • Reading To Learn: Grasping Main Ideas and Text Structures
  • Reading Around the World (Folktales)
  • Book Clubs (Mystery, Biography, or Social Issues
  • Poetry
  • Research Clubs


 


Writing Units


  • Personal Narrative
  • Intro to Mini-Lit Essays
  • Information Writing
  • Realistic Fiction or Porquoi Tales
  • Opinion Writing
  • Poetry
  • Independent Writing Projects