Category Archives: Scope and Sequence


Comprehensive Narrative Writing Guide – Grade 4-8 – Scope and Sequence


 Full Year: Unit by Unit:     In my school we used to say, tongue-in-cheek, that our over-all approach to writing was “curriculum by folktale.” Our building had been closed for many years and recently reopened, bringing together educators from the thirteen existing schools throughout the district. And everyone brought with them the writing lessons […]

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Comprehensive Narrative Writing Guide – Grade 2-3 – Scope and Sequence


Unit by Unit:     Full Year:     In my school we used to say, tongue-in-cheek, that our over-all approach to writing was “curriculum by folktale.” Our building had been closed for many years and recently reopened, bringing together educators from the thirteen existing schools throughout the district. And everyone brought with them the […]

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Getting Ready To Write – Kindergarten – 1st Grade – Scope and Sequence


Kindergarten 2007 (First Edition):     Kindergarten 2013 (Updated Edition):     1st Grade 2007 (First Edition):     1st Grade 2013 (Updated Edition):       In my school we used to say, tongue-in-cheek, that our over-all approach to writing was “curriculum by folktale.” Our building had been closed for many years and recently […]

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Comprehensive Expository and Opinion Writing Guide – Grade 2-3 – Scope and Sequence – (2014 Edition)


If you’re interested in beginning the process of establishing consistency across and between grade levels through reasonably paced writing instruction, have a look at these ever-evolving scope and sequence documents – and begin the journey! Grade 2:                                     […]

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Scope and Sequence for use with the Essential Guides – Grade 2-5 – Year at a Glance


Grade 2:     Grade 3:     Grade 4:     Grade 5:   In my school we used to say, tongue-in-cheek, that our over-all approach to writing was “curriculum by folktale.” Our building had been closed for many years and recently reopened, bringing together educators from the thirteen existing schools throughout the district. […]

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Comprehensive Argumentative Writing Guide – Grades 6-8 – Scope and Sequence


Click here to download the Unit by Unit Approach In my school we used to say, tongue-in-cheek, that our over-all approach to writing was “curriculum by folktale.” Our building had been closed for many years and recently reopened, bringing together educators from the thirteen existing schools throughout the district. And everyone brought with them the […]

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Comprehensive Expository Writing Guide – Grades 4-8 – Scope and Sequence


This scope and sequence is designed for use with the Comprehensive Expository Writing Guide for Grades 4-8. It is divided into two separate units, each unit is eight weeks in length. Follow this recommended timeline when planning for expository writing. It is not necessary or advisable to complete every page of a section, but rather, […]

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