Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1: Realistic Fiction & Personal Narrative
Approx. 5 weeks

Unit 2: Biography & Autobiography
Approx. 3 Weeks

Spiral Review, Enrichment, Literature Circles, Author Studies, PBL 
While this week is designated for these types of activities, these should be integrated into the instructional units as well. (1 Week)

Benchmark Assessment Cutoff

1st Quarter Writing Assessment

Unit 3: Historical, Fantasy, and/or Realistic Fiction
Approx. 3 Weeks

Unit 4: Informative & Explanatory
Approx. 5 Weeks

2nd Quarter Writing Assessment

Continue Unit 4
Approx. 1 Week

Spiral Review, Enrichment, Literature Circles, Author Studies, PBL 
While this week is designated for these types of activities, these should be integrated into the instructional units as well. (1 Week)

Unit 5: Fables, Folktales, Myths, Legends
Approx. 5 Weeks

Unit 6: How-To's, Recipes, Following Directions, References
Approx. 2 Weeks

Spiral Review, Enrichment, Literature Circles, Author Studies, PBL 
While this week is designated for these types of activities, these should be integrated into the instructional units as well. (1 Week)

3rd Quarter Writing Assessment

Unit 7: Brochures & Fliers
Approx 3 Weeks

Unit 8: Poetry
Approx. 3 Weeks

Spiral Review, Enrichment, Literature Circles, Author Studies, PBL 
While this week is designated for these types of activities, these should be integrated into the instructional units as well.

4th Quarter Writing Assessment

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