Units That Boost Reading and Writing Skills
Review and sharpen essential literacy skills with these teacher-created units.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
How can you build students' interest in books and encourage confidence in their abilities as writers? Fellow teachers share the plans that have worked for them at each grade level. Use these full unit plans in your classroom or adapt them to support an existing unit you've created.
This comprehensive assignment in autobiographical writing helps students hone their state-standard writing skills, while enabling teachers to assess the student's proficiency.
Encourage students to boost their confidence by writing about what they know through personal experience.
Expose your students to biographies of inspiring historical figures who have triumphed against difficult odds. Allow them to participate in this lesson packed with enriching interactive activities.
Find out how you can pair students with younger readers in book buddy sessions to improve the reading and social skills of all involved.
Promotes early literacy by having students discuss and emulate their favorite authors and writing styles. This lesson unit plan also teaches students the parts of a book.
Foster students'self-expression though journaling. Students use a graphic timeline, brainstorming sessions, and personal goal setting to prompt thoughtful journal entries in this 3-lesson unit plan.
Presents a unit that focus on writing assessment with the goal of teaching students to become more independent writer who are committed to the revision process.