Second Grade Writing Workshop Unit 1 {Second Grade Writing Workshop Intro Unit} - Learning at the Primary Pond
Second Grade Writing Workshop Unit 1 {Second Grade Writing Workshop Intro Unit} - Learning at the Primary Pond
Second Grade Writing Workshop Unit 1 {Second Grade Writing Workshop Intro Unit} - Learning at the Primary Pond
Second Grade Writing Workshop Unit 1 {Second Grade Writing Workshop Intro Unit} - Learning at the Primary Pond

Second Grade Writing Workshop Unit 1 {Second Grade Writing Workshop Intro Unit}


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Writing lessons, printable posters and materials, assessments, and rubrics to help you launch your second grade writing workshop!

This 3-4 week unit will teach your second grade students the routines and procedures of writing workshop, as well as review foundational writing skills.

In addition to helping you launch your writing workshop, the materials will also guide you through taking beginning-of-the-year narrative, informational, and opinion writing samples from your students. Correlation to the Common Core Standards are included, but this unit will work for any second grade writing workshop, Common Core or not.

This unit is designed to be taught at the beginning of the school year but can also be used whenever you begin to implement writing workshop.

In this unit, students will learn:
- The routines and procedures of writing workshop
- How to brainstorm ideas
- How to plan a story using a graphic organizer
- Different spelling strategies
- The stages in the writing process
- Basic revising strategies, including how to add more details
- Editing strategies
- How to share work with a partner and how to revise/edit with a partner

This unit includes:
- 15 minilessons that will last about 3 weeks
- Clear unit goals, daily objectives, and Common Core alignment
- Posters, visual aids, and materials to go with the minilessons (all color materials also have black and white versions included)
- Printable writing paper
- A "Things I Can Write About" organizer, word booklet, and revising/editing checklist for students to use
- Daily grammar/language arts exercises to reinforce writing conventions taught in the lessons
- FAQ and important information to help you set up the writing workshop
- Rubrics, anecdotal note forms, and other materials to help you get organized
- Narrative, informational, and opinion writing rubrics that you can use throughout the year


This is the first unit in an 8-unit writing curriculum series for second grade. CLICK HERE to view the complete curriculum.

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