1st Grade -- Printed & Online Teaching Manual

1st Grade -- Printed & Online Teaching Manual

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Designed for the 1st grade teacher, this package includes the following:

  • Writing by Design® Printed Teaching Manual
  • Writing by Design® Online Teaching Manual (1 teacher license) for off-site planning and computer projection.  Optional annual renewal, $50.
  • Free password-protected access to supporting documents and teaching resources

 Teaching Manuals

Each manual provides step-by-step comprehensive lesson plans for the instruction of Modeled, Shared, Interactive, and Independent writing.  Lessons build from the emergent writer to independence with instruction of genre-specific writing: Narrative -Personal and Fictional, Summary - Narrative and Informative, Informative - Description and How-to, and Opinion - Of a topic and a book.

 125 Lessons are supported by:

  • Parent Involvement Letters
  • Daily Writing Warm-Ups to develop writing skills
  • Picture supported student friendly rubrics
  • Model Papers
  • Introductory Six Traits lessons
  • Pictorials and lesson references to Six Traits and Genre Charts
  • Reproducible student handouts and worksheets
  • Common Core Standards alignment
  • “No Excuse Spelling” K-8 and grade-specific word lists
  • Revision and Editing tools and exercises
  • Supportive lesson resources
  • Differentiated teaching tips for ELL and students with special needs
  • Writing strategies
  • Engaging beginnings and conclusions
  • Authentic Assessments
  • Lesson-specific recommended picture books
  • Spanish-translated resources

Writing by Design® uses YouTube available recommended picture books, which are listed here