Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1: Historical Fiction
Approx. 4 Weeks

Unit 2: Information & Explanatory
Approx. 4 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: Poetry
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: Realistic Fiction
Approx. 5 Weeks

Unit 6: Biographies & Autobiographies
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...
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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