Each unit in I Read to Write follows the same instructional plan and guides students to
In grades 2–3, each unit includes two sources, and in grades 4–6, each unit includes three sources.
Students read each selection twice and then:
Students answer questions using information from the selection to check their comprehension. They will also analyze what the author had to say using evidence from the text to support their answers.
Students use information from the different sources they’ve examined to write one or more Narrative, Informative/Explanatory, or Opinion pieces using the writing prompt, graphic organizer, and rubric provided in the text.