• Elementary Reading & Writing Curriculum  

Kindergarten

  • Kindergarten Reading & WritingK-5 English Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework

     

    Course Overview:

    Quarter 1

    Reading Unit 1: We Are Readers

    K.1a-j, K.2a-d, K.3e, K.4a-e, K.5a-d, K.6a-d, K.7a-b,e-f,h, K.8b-e, K.9a,c

    Writing Unit 1: Launching the Writing Workshop

    K.1h-j, K.5b-d, K.6d-e, K.10a-b, K.11a-d,g

    Phonics Unit 1: Making Friends with Letters

    K.1d,f,j, K.2b,d, K.3a-e,g, K.4c-e, K.5c-d, K.6a-d, K.1-a-b, K.11c

    Phonemic Awareness

    Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Kindergarten (2020 Edition)

    Quarter 2

    Reading Unit 2: Super Powers: Reading with Print Strategies and Sight Word Power

    K.1a-j, K.2a-d, K.3a,c,f,g, K.4d,e, K.5b,d, K.6a-e, K.8c,e, K.11d-f

    Writing Unit 2: Writing for Readers

    K.1a-j, K.2a-c, K.4a-e, K.5b-d, K.6d, K.9c, K.10a,b, K.11a-g

    Phonics Unit 2: Word Scientists

    K.1d-j, K.2b,d, K.3c-g, K.4d-e, K.5a-b,d, K.6a-e, K.10a, K.11b-c,e-g

    Phonemic Awareness

    Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Kindergarten (2020 Edition) 

     Quarter 3  

    Reading Unit 3: Bigger Books, Bigger Reading Muscles

    K.1a-j, K.2a-d, K.3d-f, K.4b, K.4d, K.4e, K.5b-d, K.6a-e, K.7a-c, K.8c-e, K.11b, K.11c, K.11e, K.11g

    Writing Unit 3: How To Books

    K.1a-j, K.5b-d, K.7b-c, K.10a-b, K.11a-e,g, K.12d, K.2a-c

    Phonemic Awareness

    Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Kindergarten (2020 Edition)

    Quarter 4  

    Reading Unit 4: Becoming Avid Readers

    K.1a-j, K.2a-d, K.3b, K.3e, K.3g, K.4b, K.4d, K.4e, K.5b-d, K.6b-e, K.7a-d,g, K.8b-e, K.9a-c, K.11b, K.11d, K.11g

    Writing Unit 4: Persuasive Writing of All Kinds

    K.1d-g,i, K.2a-c, K.5a-d, K.6d-e, K.8a, K.10a-b, K.11a-g, K.12a-d

    Phonemic Awareness

    Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Kindergarten (2020 Edition)

     

1st Grade

  • Grade 1 Reading & WritingK-5 English Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework

     

    Course Overview:

    Quarter 1

    Reading Unit 1: Building Good Reading Habits

    1.1a-l, 1.3b-f, 1.4a-c, 1.12a,h, 1.2a-c, 1.5a-f,h, 1.6a-e, 1.7a-b,d, 1.9a-g,i

    Writing Unit 1: Small Moments

    1.1a-g,j-l, 1.5a-h, 1.12a-e,g-h, 1.2a-b,d, 1.6c-e, 1.9b-c,e-f,i, 1.13 a-c

    Phonics Unit 1: Talking and Thinking About Letters

    1.2c, 1.3a-f, 1.4c, 1.5a-h, 1.11a, 1.12g-h, 1.13a,c

    Phonemic Awareness

    Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Kindergarten (2020 Edition)

    Quarter 2

    Reading Unit 2: Learning About the World: Reading Nonfiction

    1.1a-g,k-l, 1.2a-d, 1.5a-e, 1.6a-e, 1.7c-e, 1.10a-h, 1.12a-d

    Writing Unit 2: Nonfiction Chapter Books

    1.1e,g,j-l, 1.2c, 1.5a-h, 1.6d-e, 1.7a,e, 1.8a-b, 1.9c,e,g, 1.10a-h, 1.11a-b, 1.12a-h, 1.13a-c, 1.14a-e

    Phonics Unit 2: The Mystery of the Silent E

    1.1e,g,k, 1.3a,c-f, 1.5a-h, 1.12h, 1.13b-c

    Phonemic Awareness

    Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Kindergarten (2020 Edition) 

    Quarter 3

    Reading Unit 3: Readers Have Big Jobs to Do: Fluency, Phonics and Comprehension

    1.1a,c,e,f,k,l, 1.2a-d, 1.5a-h, 1.6a-e, 1.7a-e, 1.9a-i, 1.10b-h, 1.12a,h, 1.13a-c

    Writing Unit 3: Writing Reviews

    1.1e-g,j-k, 1.2a,c,d, 1.5a-h, 1.6c-e, 1.11a,b, 1.12a-h, 1.13a-c, 1.14a-e

    Phonics Unit 3: From Tip to Tail: Reading Across Words

    1.1e,g,k, 1.2c, 1.3a,c-f, 1.5a-h, 1.6a-e, 1.11a, 1.12g-h, 1.13c

    Phonemic Awareness

    Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Kindergarten (2020 Edition) 

    Quarter 4  

    Reading Unit 4: Meeting Characters and Learning Lessons: A Study of Story Elements

    1.1c-e,g,j-k, 1.2a-d, 1.5a-h, 1.6a-e, 1.9a-i, 1.12a,h

    Writing Unit 4: From Scenes to Series

    1.1a-b,e,g,j-k, 1.2a-d, 1.5a-h, 1.6b-e, 1.7f-h, 1.9b-c,e-h, 1.11a-b, 1.12a-e,g-h, 1.13a-c, 1.14d

    Phonics Unit 4: Word Builders: Using Vowel Teams to Build Big Words

    1.5a-h, 1.6a, 1.12g-h, 1.13a-c

    Phonics Unit 5: Marvelous Bloopers

    1.2a,c, 1.5e-f, 1.9a-c,h, 1.12g-h, 1.13b-c

    Phonemic Awareness

    Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Kindergarten (2020 Edition) 

     

2nd Grade

  • Grade 2 Reading & WritingK-5 English Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework

     

    Course Overview:

    Quarter 1

    Reading Unit 1: Second Grade Reading Growth Spurt

    2.1a-d,f-h,l, 2.2b-c, 2.3a-e, 2.4a-d, 2.5a-b, 2.6a-d, 2.7a-i, 2.10a-d

    Writing Unit 1: Lessons From the Masters

    2.1a-b,d-h,l, 2.2b-c, 2.3a-e, 2.4a-b, 2.7i, 2.10a-e,h-i, 2.11a-k

    Phonics Unit 1: Growing Into Second Grade Phonics

    2.1a-h,j-k,m, 2.2b,c, 2.3a-e, 2.4a-d, 2.5a-b, 2.6a,d-e, 2.7i, 2.8h, 2.10b,h-i, 2.11a-c,g-h

    Quarter 2

    Reading Unit 2: Becoming Experts: Reading Nonfiction

    2.1a-h,l-m, 2.2c, 2.3a-e, 2.4a-d, 2.5a-b, 2.6c-f, 2.8a-h, 2.10b

    Writing Unit 2: Lab Reports and Science Writing

    2.1a-m, 2.6d-f, 2.8a,c, 2.9a-b, 2.10a-f,h-i, 2.11a-h,j-k, 2.12a-e

    Phonics Unit 2: Big Words Take Big Resolve: Tackling Multisyllabic Words

    2.1a-h,j-m, 2.2b-c, 2.3d-e, 2.4a-d, 2.5a-b, 2.6b,d-f, 2.7i, 2.8e,h, 2.10a-d,h-i, 2.11d,g-h,j

    Quarter 3

    Reading Unit 3: Bigger Books Mean Amping Up Reading Power

    2.1a-i,l-m, 2.2a-c, 2.4a-d, 2.5a-b, 2.6a,d-f, 2.7a-i, 2.10b-e

    Writing Unit 3: Writing About Reading

    2.1a-i,l-m, 2.7c-f,h, 2.9a-b, 2.10a-i, 2.11a-k

    Phonics Unit 3: Word Builders: Construction, Demolition, and Vowel Power

    2.1a-eg,j-m, 2.2b-c, 2.3e, 2.4a-d, 2.6a-b,d-f, 2.7i, 2.8h, 2.10a-d,h-i, 2.11a-b,g-h

    Quarter 4

    Reading Unit 4: Series Book Clubs

    2.1a-i,l-m, 2.2c, 2.5a-b, 2.6a,c-d, 2.7a-i

    Writing Unit 4: Poetry

    2.1a-c,g-i,l-m, 2.2a-c, 2.7d-f,i, 2.9a-b, 2.10a-e,h-i, 2.11a-h,j-k

    Phonics Unit 4: Word Collectors

    2.1a-h,j,l,2.2a-c, 2.4a-d, 2.5a-b, 2.6a-f, 2.7c-d,i, 2.8h, 2.10a-d,h-i, 2.11a-b,h,k

     

3rd Grade

  • Grade 3 Reading & WritingK-5 English Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework

     

    Course Overview:

    Quarter 1

    Reading Unit 1: Building a Reading Life

    3.1a-e,g-h, 3.3a-b, 3.4a-e, 3.5a-h,j-k,m, 3.6b,e, 3.8a, 3.9a

    Writing Unit 1: Crafting True Stories

    3.1a-e,g-h, 3.8a-g,i-j, 3.9a,d,h-k

    Quarter 2

    Reading Unit 2: Reading to Learn: Grasping Main Ideas and Text Structures

    3.1a-h, 3.2a-f, 3.5a-b,d-e,j-l, 3.6a-j

    Writing Unit 2: The Art of Information Writing

    3.1a-h, 3.2f, 3.6c, 3.8a-g,i-j, 3.9a-c,e-h,j, 3.10a-f

    Quarter 3

    Reading Unit 3: Character Studies

    3.1a,c-e,g-h, 3.2a-b,d-e, 3.3a-b, 3.4c-d, 3.5a-e,g-k,m, 3.8a-d,f,h

    Writing Unit 3: Changing the World Persuasive Speeches, Petitions and Editorials

    3.1a-h, 3.2a-e, 3.8a-g,i-j, 3.9a-c,e-h,j-k, 3.10d

    Quarter 4

    Reading Unit 4: Research Clubs: Elephants, Penguins and Frogs, Oh My!

    3.1a-h, 3.2a-b,d-f, 3.4b-c,e-g,k, 3.6a-j, 3.8d,f-g, 3.10a-f

    Writing Unit 4: Once Upon a Time: Adapting and Writing Fairy Tales

    3.1b-c,e,g-h, 3.2a-e, 3.8a-g,i-j, 3.9a-j

     

4th Grade

  • Grade 4 Reading & WritingK-5 English Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework

     

    Course Overview:

    Quarter 1

    Reading Unit 1: Interpreting Characters: The Heart of the Story

    4.1a-i, 4.2a-d, 4.5a-c,f-l, 4.7f,i,j

    Writing Unit 1: The Arc of the Story: Writing Realistic Fiction

    4.1a-i, 4.2a,c, 4.5d, 4.7a-i,k-m, 4.8a-h

    Quarter 2

    Reading Unit 2: Reading the Weather, Reading the World

    4.1a-i, 4.2a,c, 4.4a-b,d-e, 4.6a-i, 4.7a-d,f,j, 4.9a-c,e

    Writing Unit 2: Boxes and Bullets: Personal and Persuasive Essays

    4.1a-e,g-h, 4.2a,c, 4.7a-m, 4.8a-h

    Quarter 3

    Reading Unit 3: Reading History: The American Revolution

    4.1a-i, 4.4a-b,d-e, 4.5a,c-d,f,i,k, 4.6a-i, 4.7a-b,e,i-j, 4.9a-f

    Writing Unit 3: Bring History to Life

    4.1a-i, 4.2a-e, 4.7a-m, 4.9a-f, 4.8a-h

    Quarter 4

    Reading Unit 4: Historical Books Clubs

    4.1a-i, 4.2a-e, 4.3b, 4.5a-l, 4.7e-f,i-j

    Writing Unit 4: The Literary Essay

    4.1a-i, 4.2a-e, 4.4e, 4.5a-k, 4.7a-m, 4.8a-h, 4.9a-d

     

5th Grade

  • Grade 5 Reading & WritingK-5 English Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework

     

    Course Overview:

    Quarter 1

    Reading Unit 1: Interpretation Book Clubs: Analyzing Theme

    5.1a-h, 5.2a-e, 5.4f, 5.5a-e,i-m, 5.7a-l, 5.8h

    Writing Unit 1: Narrative Craft

    5.1a,c-f,h, 5.7a-l, 5.8a-k

    Quarter 2

    Reading Unit 2: Tackling Complexity: Moving Up Levels of Nonfiction

    5.1a-e,g-h, 5.2a-e, 5.4a-f, 5.6a-k, 5.7b-e,g-h, 5.8e, 5.9a-f

    Writing Unit 2: The Lens of History: Writing Research Reports

    5.1a-f,h, 5.2a-e, 5.7a-l, 5.8b,d-h,j, 5.9a-f

    Quarter 3

    Reading Unit 3: Argument and Advocacy: Researching Debatable Issues

    5.1a-h, 5.2a-e, 5.3a-c, 5.4b,f, 5.6a-k, 5.7a-h,j-l, 5.9a-f

    Writing Unit 3: Shaping Texts: From Essay and Narrative to Memoir

    5.1a-h, 5.2a-d, 5.5c-d,i,m, 5.7a-l, 5.8a-k, 5.9b-c

    Quarter 4

    Reading Unit 4: Fantasy Book Clubs

    5.1a-h, 5.2a-e, 5.3a, 5.4a-f, 5.5a-m, 5.6b-d,f-g,j-k, 5.7e,h,j,l

    Writing Unit 4: The Research-Based Argument Essay

    5.1a-h, 5.2a-e, 5.5c-g,i-l, 5.6b,e-h,j-k, 5.7a-l, 5.8a-k, 5.9a-f

     

     


      Last Modified on December 14, 2022