Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1: Realistic Fiction (Approx. 4 Weeks)
For the novice teacher, ideas for the first week of school
4.1 a, b, e, f, h, new standard; 4.2 a, b, c, new standard; 4.4 a, b, d, e; 4.5 c, d, e, h, i, k, l; 4.7 a, b, c, d, f, k, new standard; 4.8 a, e, g, h, new standard

Unit 2: Information & Explanatory (Approx. 4 Weeks)
4.1 a, b, e, f, g, h, new standard; 4.2; 4.4; 4.5 c, d, e, h, i, k, l; 4.6 a, b, d, e, g, j, k; 4.7 a, b, c, d, e, f, h, i, j, k, new standard; 4.8 a, d, e, f, g, h; 4.9

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)

1st Quarter Writing Assessment

Unit 3: Historical Fiction (Approx. 5 Weeks)
4.1; 4.2; 4.4; 4.5 a, b, c, d, e, f, h, i, j, k, l, new standard; 4.6 a, b, d, e, g, j, k; 4.7 a, b, c, d, e, f, h, i, j, k, new standard; 4.8 a, d, e, f, g, h; 4.9

Unit 4: Biography & Autobiography (Approx. 3 weeks)
4.1; 4.2; 4.3 a, b;4.4; 4.5 a, b, c, d, e, f, h, i, j, k, l, new standard; 4.6; 4.7 a, b, c, d, e, f, h, i, j, k, new standard; 4.8 a, d, e, f, g, h; 4.9

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)

2nd Quarter Writing Assessment

Unit 5: Poetry (Approx. 3 Weeks)
4.1; 4.2; 4.4; 4.5 a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, new standards; 4.6; 4.7; 4.8 a, b, d, e, f, g, h; 4.9

Unit 6: Literary Non-Fiction (Approx. 4 Weeks)
4.1; 4.2; 4.4; 4.5; 4.6; 4.7; 4.8; 4.9

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 Prompt

Unit 7: Functional Texts (Brochures, Recipes, Websites, Fliers) (Approx. 3 Weeks)
4.1; 4.2; 4.4; 4.5; 4.6; 4.7; 4.8; 4.9

Unit 8: Media Messages (Approx. 3 Weeks)
4.1; 4.2; 4.3; 4.4; 4.5; 4.6; 4.7; 4.8; 4.9

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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