In Grade 1, we follow  the Lucy Calkins Writers Workshop. The workshop model consists of a mini-lesson, independent writing time, and sharing.

Grade 1 Units of Study

Unit 1: Small Moments – Writing with Focus and Detail

Unit 2: How-To Books

Unit 3: Nonfiction Chapter Books

Unit 4: Writing Reviews

Unit 5: Poetry and Songs

Unit 6: From Scenes to Series – Writing Fiction