Scope & Sequence

LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE Kindergarten - Grade 5


READERS' WORKSHOP is organized into units of study throughout the year. Year-long trajectories map the units of study for each grade level. Units of study are comprised of daily mini lessons that typically emphasize "in-the-head" strategies used by proficient readers. A series of essential lessons are necessary to develop these reading strategies. Mini lessons are complemented by a high volume of independent reading during which educators gradually release responsibility to students through small-group instruction and 1:1 conferring.


Mini Lesson
15 minutes

Whole Group
Explicit modeling
Guided practice
Anchor charts
Independent Reading
30-40 minutes

Independent Reading with "just-right" texts
Small group instruction
1:1 conferring
Group Share
5 minutes

Summarize learning
Share Strategies


PRIMARY GRADE LITERACY


     


WRITER'S WORKSHOP is organized into units of study throughout the year. Year-long trajectories map the unit of study for each grade level. Units of study in Writers’ Workshop are crafted around particular genres, themes, or writing strategies. Each unit of study engages student writers in all phases of a writer’s craft including immersion, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. Mini lessons within a unit of study are complemented by a high volume of independent writing during which educators gradually release responsibility to students via small-group instruction and 1:1 conferring.


Mini Lesson
15 minutes

Whole Group
Explicit modeling
Guided practice
Anchor charts
Independent Reading
30-40 minutes

Independent writing, self-selected topics, prompts
Small group instruction
1:1 conferring
Group Share
5 minutes

Summarize learning
Share Strategies


UPPER ELEMENTARY LITERACY

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