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    Grade 3 Reading and Writing Year at a Glance

    Grading Period 1

     

    Reading Workshop

    Writing Workshop

    ●  Launching Literacy with Metacognition (Fig. 19)

            AND Reading Response

              (3 weeks)

    ●  Realistic Fiction          (5-6 weeks)

    ●  Launch Writing Workshop to include a personal narrative and Reading Response /Correspondence (1-2 weeks)

    ●  Fiction Writing (3-4 weeks)

    Grading Period 2

     

    Reading Workshop

    Writing Workshop

    ●  Digging Deeper into Fiction (3-4 weeks)

    ●  Nonfiction Study w/Research & Embedded Media (5 weeks)

    ●  Continue Fiction Writing (1-3 weeks)

    ●  Informational Writing w/Research & Embedded Media (3-5 weeks)

    Grading Period 3

     

    Reading Workshop

    Writing Workshop

    ●  Traditional Literature (2-3 weeks)

    ●  Biography (2-3 weeks)

    ●  Poetry (1-2 weeks)

     

    ●  Continue Informational Writing if needed (1-2 weeks)

    ●  Expository Writing (4-5 weeks)

     

    Grading Period 4

     

    Reading Workshop

    Writing Workshop

    ●  Continue Poetry if needed (1-2 weeks)

    ●   Drama (2-3 weeks)

    ●   Test Blitz (3-4 weeks)

    ●  STAAR & EOY Testing (1-2 weeks)

     

    ●  Poetry Writing (1-2 weeks)

    ●  Argumentative Writing* (2-3 weeks)

    ●  Writing Portfolio Reflection (1 week)

    ●  STAAR & EOY Testing (1-2 weeks)