Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1: Realistic Fiction
(Approx. 4 Weeks)

Unit 2: Informative & Explanatory
(Approx. 4 Weeks - Continued Next Quarter)

Benchmark Assessment Cutoff

1st Quarter Writing Assessment

Continue Unit 2
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 3: Historical Fiction
(Approx. 5 Weeks)

Unit 4: Biographies & Autobiographies
(Approx. 1 Week - Continued Next Quarter)

2nd Quarter Writing Assessment

Continue Unit 4
(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)

Unit 5: Poetry
(Approx. 3 Weeks)

Unit 6: Narrative Non-Fiction
(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)

3rd Quarter Writing Assessment

Unit 7: Brochures, Fliers, Following Directions, etc.
(Approx. 3 Weeks)

Unit 8: Media Messages
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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