Lucy Calkins Units of Study for Writing < K-5 Writing Series


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K-5 writing series

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K-5 Writing Series

Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing

Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing

*Each Unit of Study is sold separately.

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Units of Study (4 units per grade)

  • Organised around the three types of writing: opinion, information and narrative writing.

  • Includes all of the teaching points, mini-lessons, conferences and small-group work needed to teach a comprehensive writing workshop curriculum.



Units of Study





A Guide to the Writing Workshop

  • Describes the essential principles, methods and structures of effective writing workshop instruction.

Also available for separate purchase

A Guide to Writing Workshop







If... Then... Curriculum: Assessment-Based Instruction

  • Contains additional and alternative units to support targeted instruction and differentiation.



If... Then... Curriculum: Assessment-Based Instruction







Writing Pathways: Performance Assessments and Learning Progressions Grades K-5

  • A powerful assessment system offering learning progressions, performance assessments, student checklists, rubrics and levelled writing exemplars.

  • Also available in a K–8 edition for separate purchase.

Writing pathways



Writing pathways







Anchor Chart Sticky Notes

  • The teaching points for each day’s instruction are illustrated on large-format sticky notes to help teachers create and evolve anchor charts across the units.



Anchor Chart Sticky Notes







Trade Book Packs

  • Recommended optional purchase with Units of Study or as a separate purchase.

  • Across each unit, trade books are used to model effective writing techniques, encourage students to read as writers and provide background information.

Buy the Trade Book Packs

Trade pack







Online resources

  • The online resources offer downloadable, printable files for the anchor charts, student exemplars, homework assignments, checklists and assessment resources.



Online resources



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