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North Syracuse Central Schools
5355 West Taft Rd
North Syracuse, NY 13212
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Units of Study

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4th Graders in Mrs. Redmond's Class

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 narrativeopinion,  information



Fifth Grade

Seventh Grade


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Watch how this teacher gathers a small group of students to learn how to write a stronger ending using different mentor texts as a teaching tool.



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 A Common Core Workshop Curriculum, separate from content areas, Writing, created by Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, Columbia University.   This format provides a predictable structure and routine for students to learn how to collect, draft, revise, and publish a variety of genres throughout the school year.  Students develop the craft of writing within a Writing Workshop format. Students in grades K-4 receive instruction from the Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative.








Related Files

    pptx New Teacher Orientation (pptx file - 6.88 MB)
    This powerpoint has Writing Workshop information

    pptx Narrative workshop (pptx file - 10.95 MB)
    Start the year off with the overview of the Narrative unit

    pptx Partnerships in writing (pptx file - 6.00 MB)
    pptx Conferring with students (pptx file - 4.19 MB)
    pptx Presentation to Smith Road (pptx file - 9.66 MB)
    pdf Kindergarten unit 1 Overview (pdf file - 178 KB)
    pdf Grade 2 overview WW (pdf file - 262 KB)
    pdf Grade 3 overview WW (pdf file - 174 KB)
    pdf Grade 4 overview WW (pdf file - 217 KB)
    pdf Grade 5 overview WW (pdf file - 609 KB)
    pdf Grade 6 overview for WW (pdf file - 704 KB)
    pdf Grade 7 overview for WW (pdf file - 719 KB)
    pdf Grade 8 Overview WW - Memoir (pdf file - 1.01 MB)
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