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					                                                                          First Quarter                                                  CCS Fifth Grade


                         *The Lucy Calkins lessons are to be taught in your designated writing block (Writer’s Workshop)
                                     The CCS Pacing is designed to be integrated into all curriculum areas.

       Instructional Focus/                     Activities/Ideas                                Resources                            Assessment
       Essential Question/
       NCSCOS Objective                        The teacher will…                                                                  The student will…

Content:                             Introduce 3 kinds of writing           The Most Wonderful Writing Lessons Ever       Identify the three genres of
                                                                            By Barbara Mariconda
Recognizing Genre/Types of           through literature:                                                                  writing.
                                                                            p. 10-18; 20-31
Writing (2.03, 2.04, 3.01)               a. Imaginative
What is genre?                                 character/problem/solution                                                 Identify the Author’s Purpose of
What are the different types of            narrative                        Empowering Writers – Section 1: Recognizing   the three genres of writing.
                                                                            Genres
writing?                                b. Personal narrative
                                        c. Expository writing                                                             Write an interesting beginning
Author’s Purpose (4.01)                                                                                                   that would capture the reader’s
What are the different purposes in   Introduce and provide literary         Variety of literature                         attention.
which authors writes?                examples the three main author’s
                                     purposes:                                                                            Use elaborative detail to write a
                                         1. to persuade                                                                   description of a character, object
Introduction (Goal 4)                    2. to inform                       Helping Students Revise Their Writing         or setting.
                                                                            By Marianne Tully
How can I capture my reader’s            3. to entertain
attention in my writing?                                                                                                  Participate in student-teacher
                                                                                            Lucy Calkins                  conferences and make suggested
What are the different ways to       Model    4 ways to begin a writing          Launching the Writing Workshop           revisions.
                                                                                           Sessions 1-7
begin my writing?                    piece:
                                         1.    An action                                                                  Write baseline writing sample
                                         2.    Dialogue                                                                   (Portfolio)
                                         3.    A thought/question
                                         4.    A sound
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Determining Audience(4.05)
How does my audience influence my    Review various writing audiences
writing?
                                                                                                                                         CCS Fifth Grade


 (Goal 4.03)                                                                                                               Write Daily
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What vocabulary can I use to        Introduce new vocabulary                                                               (from various genres)
                                                                        4th5thgradelinks/45writinglinks.html
persuade my reader?                                                                                                        Personal/
                                                                                                                           Imaginative Narratives
                                    Facilitate student-teacher                                                             Journal Entries
                                    conference to revise writing.                                                          Research Reports
                                                                                                                           Letters
                                                                                                                           Poems
                                                                                                                           Interviews
                                                                                                                           News Articles
                                                                                                                           Essays
                                                                                                                           Diary Entries
                                                                                                                           Notes
                                                                                                                           Autobiography
                                                                                                                           Biography
                                                                                                                           Memoir



Conventions:                                                            The Most Wonderful Writing Lessons Ever – p. 32-   Write a variety of sentences with
                                                                        43
First Quarter                       Explain and model the format of                                                        correct spelling and punctuation.
Complete sentences (5.03)           formal register/sentence mapping.   Understanding Learning of How, the Why, the
What is a prepositional phrase?                                         What                                               Determine if subjects and verbs
                                                                        By Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D.                            agree.
                                                                        p. 53-55
Types of sentences (5.03)           Introduce prepositional phrases
What are the different types of                                         500 Most Frequently Used Words list                Correct spellings of Most
sentences?                                                                                                                 Frequently Used Words using
                                    Work on the 500 Most Frequently     Super Story-Writing Strategies and Activities      resources (lists, word walls,
                                                                        By Barbara Mariconda
Subject/verb agreement (5.02)       Used Words list.                                                                       dictionaries, etc.).
                                                                        p. 13-22
What strategies do you use in           Word wall
working with troublesome verbs?         Games
                                                                        Scott Foresman Daily Fix-Its

Capitalization/Punctuation (5.01)
                                                                        Daily Grammar Practice
What kind of punctuation do you
need for different types of                                             You Be the Editor
sentences?                                                              By Barbara Mariconda & Dea Paoletta Auray
                                                                                                                                 CCS Fifth Grade




                                                                    Second Quarter



       Instructional Focus/                  Activities/Ideas                          Resources                          Assessment
       Essential Question/
       NCSCOS Objective                     The teacher will…                                                          The student will…

Content:
Elaboration(Goal 4)                                                       The Most Wonderful Writing
How do I elaborate on major ideas   Model organization structures         Lessons Ever – Section 5 & 6         Participate in student-teacher
and adhere to the topic?                                                                                       conferences and make suggested
                                    Facilitate student-teacher            Super Story-Writing Strategies       revisions.
Suspense (Goal 4)                   conference to revise writing.         and Activities                       Write Daily
How do I keep my reader’s                                                 p. 43-48                             (from various genres)
attention?                                                                                                     Personal/
                                                                          Empowering Writers                   Imaginative Narratives
Transitions (4.08, 5.04)                                                  Section 4 & 5                        Journal Entries
How can I transition my writing                                                                                Research Reports
smoothly?                                                                                                      Letters
                                                                          Helping Students Revise Their        Poems
Revising (Goal 4.08)                                                      Writing                              Interviews
What do I need to change in my                                            By Marianne Tully                    News Articles
writing so readers can read it                                                                                 Essays
clearly?                                                                                Lucy Calkins           Diary Entries
                                                                              Launching the Writing Workshop
                                                                                                               Notes
                                                                                       Sessions 8-13
                                                                                                               Autobiography
                                                                                                               Biography
                                                                                                               Memoir

                                                                                                               Select one published writing piece
                                                                                                               for portfolio.
                                                                                                                           CCS Fifth Grade


Conventions:                        Continue with complete sentences,    Paragraph Writing – Evan Moor   Write Daily
Second Quarter                      types of sentences, capitalization   Publishers                      (from various genres)
                                    and punctuation, as well as                                          Personal/
Editing (5.08)                      frequently used words.               You Be the Editor               Imaginative Narratives
How can I present my writing in a                                        By Barbara Mariconda & Dea      Journal Entries
detailed and organized way?                                              Paoletta Auray                  Research Reports
What do I need to change in my      Review transition words                                              Letters
writing so readers can read it                                           Write it Right!                 Poems
clearly?                                                                 By Barbara Mariconda & Dea      Interviews
                                                                         Paoletta Auray                  News Articles
Paragraph Writing (5.03)                                                                                 Essays
What transitional words can I use                                        Scott Foresman Daily Fix-Its    Diary Entries
to make the writing flow?                                                                                Notes
                                                                         Daily Grammar Practice          Autobiography
                                                                                                         Biography
                                                                         NCDPI Lessons                   Memoir
                                                                     Third Quarter                                                       CCS Fifth Grade


       Instructional Focus/                   Activities/Ideas                            Resources                                  Assessment
       Essential Question/
       NCSCOS Objective                      The teacher will…                                                                    The student will…

Content:                             Model conventional formats of       Empowering Writers
                                     various writing genres              Section 4 – 6                                    Participate in student-teacher
Genre Conventions (Goal 4)                                                                                                conferences and make suggested
How can I make my writing look                                           Super Story-Writing Strategies and               revisions.
like_______ (essay, feature story,                                       Activities
etc. ?                                                                   p. 55-60                                         Write Daily
                                     Facilitate student-teacher                                                           (from various genres)
                                     conference to revise writing.       The Most Wonderful Writing Lessons               Personal/
Revising (Goal 4.08)                                                     Ever – p.32-86                                   Imaginative Narratives
What do I need to change in my                                                                                            Journal Entries
writing so readers can read it                                           Helping Students Revise Their Writing            Research Reports
clearly?                                                                 By Marianne Tully                                Letters
                                                                                                                          Poems
                                                                                                                          Interviews
                                                                         http://www.webenglishteacher.com/miscwrit.html   News Articles
                                                                                                                          Essays
                                                                                                                          Diary Entries
                                                                                         Lucy Calkins
                                                                                                                          Notes
                                                                                      Literary Essays:
                                                                                    Writing About Reading                 Autobiography
                                                                                         Sessions 1-8                     Biography
                                                                                                                          Memoir

                                                                                                                          Select one published writing piece
                                                                                                                          for portfolio.
                                                                                                                                CCS Fifth Grade


Conventions:                                                            You Be the Editor                       Use correct capitalization,
         THIRD QUARTER                                                  By Barbara Mariconda & Dea Paoletta     punctuation, and spelling in daily
Editing (Goal 5)                     Continue modeling and allowing     Auray                                   writing.
What capitalization or punctuation   students to practice with
do I need in this paper?             immediate and specific feedback    Write it Right!                         Participate in peer and teacher
                                     through various writing genres     By Barbara Mariconda & Dea Paoletta     conferences and make suggested
What are some ways to correct                                           Auray                                   revisions.
your spelling?                       Facilitate student-teacher
                                     conferences and peer conferences                                           Write Daily
Dialogue (4.08)                      to edit writing.                   Helping Students Revise Their Writing   (from various genres)
How do I improve word choice to                                         By Marianne Tully                       Personal/
make my writing better?                                                                                         Imaginative Narratives
                                                                        Super Story-Writing Strategies and      Journal Entries
                                                                        Activities                              Research Reports
                                                                        p. 48-53                                Letters
                                                                                                                Poems
                                                                        The Most Wonderful Writing Lessons      Interviews
                                                                        Ever – p.127-128, 95-100                News Articles
                                                                                                                Essays
                                                                                                                Diary Entries
                                                                                                                Notes
                                                                                                                Autobiography
                                                                                                                Biography
                                                                                                                Memoir
                                                                                                                             CCS Fifth Grade

                                                               Fourth Quarter

       Instructional Focus/                 Activities/Ideas                         Resources                        Assessment
       Essential Question/
       NCSCOS Objective                    The teacher will…                                                       The student will…

Content:                           Continue with complete sentences,    Empowering Writers                 Write and share revised and
Practice and revise all writing    types of sentences, capitalization   p. 339-386                         published pieces of writing.
skills (Goal 4 & 5)                and punctuation, paragraph writing
How do I present my writing in a   as well as frequently used words.    Helping Students Revise Their      Participate in peer and teacher
detailed and organized way?                                             Writing                            conferences and make suggested
                                   Continue modeling and allowing       By Marianne Tully                  revisions.
                                   students to practice with
                                   immediate and specific feedback      NCDPI Lessons
                                   through various writing genres
                                                                                    Lucy Calkins
                                   Continue student-teacher               Literary Essays: Writing About
                                   conferences/peer conferencing.                     Reading
                                                                                   Sessions 9-15
                                                                                                                            CCS Fifth Grade


Conventions:                       Continue with complete sentences,    Empowering Writers              Write Daily
         FOURTH QUARTER            types of sentences, capitalization   p. 339-386                      (from various genres)
Practice and revise all writing    and punctuation, paragraph writing                                   Personal/
                                                                                                        Imaginative Narratives
skills (Goal 4 & 5)                and use of dialogue as well as       Helping Students Revise Their
                                                                                                        Journal Entries
How do I present my writing in a   frequently used words.               Writing
                                                                                                        Research Reports
detailed and organized way?                                             By Marianne Tully               Letters
                                   Continue modeling and allowing                                       Poems
                                   students to practice with                                            Interviews
                                   immediate and specific feedback      NCDPI Lessons                   News Articles
                                   through various writing genres                                       Essays
                                                                                                        Diary Entries
                                   Facilitate student-teacher                                           Notes
                                                                                                        Autobiography
                                   conferences and peer conferences
                                                                                                        Biography
                                   to edit writing.
                                                                                                        Memoir
                                                                                                        Select one published writing piece
                                                                                                        for portfolio.

				
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